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Tan SY, Yip A
Throughout history, physicians such as Paul Marat, Frantz Fanon and Ernesto Guevara are known to have mixed medicine with politics, transcending their profession to work for greater causes in society. Sun Yat-sen, venerated as one of the great leaders of China, was such a medic whose short career in medicine yielded to his dedication toward reforming societal ills during the latter part of the Manchu (Qing) dynasty.
Singapore Med J 2013; 54:9-10; http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2013003
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