Health in the Americas, 2002 by Pan American Health Organization.

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Subjects:

  • Health systems & services,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • The Americas,
  • Public Health,
  • General

Edition Notes

2 Volume Set

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages1056
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9338500M
ISBN 109275115877
ISBN 109789275115879

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