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Published by Institute of Developing Economies in Chiba, Japan .
Written in English


  • Health planning,
  • Poor -- Health and hygiene -- Developing countries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Hiroko Uchimura.
SeriesJoint research program series -- no. 142
ContributionsUchimura, Hiroko., Ajia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan)
LC ClassificationsRA393 .H419 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24072223M
LC Control Number2007430573

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