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MIYARES ORTIZ, Francisco E  and  LORA CRESPO, Edgardo M. Approach to the life and work of Doctor Ambrosio Grillo y Portuondo. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3. ISSN 1029-3019.

The present work approaches the readers to the life and work of Dr. Ambrosio Grillo y Portuondo, distinguished Cuban Physician, born in Santiago de Cuba and founder of the antituberculous Cuban league. He was the first president of the Medical Association of this area of the country. He subsidized during the first four-month period the "Finlay" scientific magazine, Official Organ of the Medical Association in Santiago de Cuba. Appart from his extraordinary virtues as physician, his fellow countrymen considered him as one of the best mayors that this territory had.

Keywords : Ambrosio Grillo y Portuondo; personalities; medicine history; Cuban Antituberculous League.

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