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Improving health policy in Africa

Improving health policy in Africa

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Published by University of Nairobi Press in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical policy -- Africa.,
    • Health planning -- Africa.,
    • Public health -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Germano Mwabu ... [et al.].
      ContributionsMwabu, Germano M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA395.A52 I48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 639 p. :
      Number of Pages639
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3360169M
      ISBN 109966846573
      LC Control Number2004411248
      OCLC/WorldCa57201721


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