2 edition of Death and disease in the majority world found in the catalog.
Death and disease in the majority world
International Centers for Tropical Disease Research. Meeting
by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.]
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 34).
|Contributions||National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (U.S.).|
|LC Classifications||RC960 .I49 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 34 p. :|
|Number of Pages||34|
|LC Control Number||94194816|
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