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The price of health care for Medicare-ineligible asylum seekers in the community

Katina Kardamanidis and Bruce Armstrong
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (3): 140-141.

Katina Kardamanidis,* Bruce Armstrong

* Research Fellow, Injury Prevention and Trauma Care, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Camperdown, NSW 2050; Head, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW. kkardATdoh.health.nsw.gov.au

Katina Kardamanidis, Research Fellow2
Bruce Armstrong, Head2
1 Injury Prevention and Trauma Care, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Camperdown, NSW 2050
2 School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW. kkardATdoh.health.nsw.gov.au
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