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Health system support for primary health care consolidated report of the technical discussions at the thirty-fourth World Health Assembly, 1981

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Published by World Health Organization in (Geneva) .
Written in English


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Statementedited by E.G. Beausoleil.
SeriesA34/ Technical discussions -- 4
ContributionsBeausoleil, E. G., World Health Assembly, 1981.
The Physical Object
Pagination34, 7 p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20093829M

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