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Institute of Medicine (IOM)

  • By: Ben Wynne Ph.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Founded in 1970 as part of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) is a nonprofit organization charged with working as an advisor on ways to improve health. In that capacity, the Institute provides unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative ...

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