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Benjamin Wood

Qualifications: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), Master of Global Health (MGH)

Ben has experience in researching, writing and editing health content for a range of communication platforms (peer-reviewed journals, evidence-based health websites, online blogs) and for a range of audiences (the general public, target demographic groups such as parents, medical specialists, and researchers).







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