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Large numbers of health-care professionals and trainees from high-income countries travel to low-income and middle-income countries as participants in short-term experiences in global health (STEGHs), which last from a week to several months. STEGHs encompass various types of clinical and non-clinical professional activity and raise many ethical issues, the management of which is key to successful programmes.
© 2019 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This article first appeared in: The Lancet Global Health. 2019 Aug; 7(8): e1009–1010.https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30291-8