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Lee Jong-Wook: a life in health and politics

By: Avery, Desmond.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Orient BlackSwan 2012Description: xvi, 265 p.ISBN: 9788125046172.Subject(s): Biography | Lee Jong-WookDDC classification: 920 Summary: y newly qualified doctor, Lee Jong-wook, offers his services treating leprosy patients at St Lazarus Village outside his home town, Seoul. Here he finds both direction for his future work and his wife, like himself a volunteer. Desmond Avery describes Lee Jong-wook�s international adventures from Korea to Hawaii as a postdoctoral student, then to American Samoa as an emergency room clinician, and to Fiji as a World Health Organization medical officer for leprosy. As Lee�s WHO responsibilities expand to other areas, they take him to the Philippines, and then to Switzerland where, in 2003, he is elected Director-General of WHO, the first Korean to head an international organisation. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4617-2)
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y newly qualified doctor, Lee Jong-wook, offers his services treating leprosy patients at St Lazarus Village outside his home town, Seoul. Here he finds both direction for his future work and his wife, like himself a volunteer. Desmond Avery describes Lee Jong-wook�s international adventures from Korea to Hawaii as a postdoctoral student, then to American Samoa as an emergency room clinician, and to Fiji as a World Health Organization medical officer for leprosy. As Lee�s WHO responsibilities expand to other areas, they take him to the Philippines, and then to Switzerland where, in 2003, he is elected Director-General of WHO, the first Korean to head an international organisation. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4617-2)

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