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Health care in the United States

Royal Society of Health (Great Britain). Conference

Health care in the United States

Royal Society of Health Conference, 6 November 1995.

by Royal Society of Health (Great Britain). Conference

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Published by The Society in [London, England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Public health -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 R692 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL737742M
      LC Control Number97128788

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