Medical News & Perspectives
November 18, 1998

Medical Care Echoes Regional Fragmentation in the Balkans

Author Affiliations

Not Available


Copyright 1998 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1998American Medical Association

Not Available

JAMA. 1998;280(19):1645-1646. doi:10.1001/jama.280.19.1645

WHILE DIPLOMATS ponder, physicians cope with mounting medical problems in communities throughout what once was Yugoslavia.

The city and municipal region of Brcko (pronounced birch-ko) in Bosnia-Herzegovina is typical. The Brcko municipal region is a bottleneck at the northeast point of Serb-held territory (Republika Srpska); it is almost due west of Belgrade and almost due north of Sarajevo, in the country carved by revolution from the former Yugoslavia.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview