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Published by World Health Organization in Colombo .
Written in English



  • Sri Lanka.


  • Public health -- Sri Lanka,
  • Rural health -- Sri Lanka,
  • Medicine, Preventive -- Sri Lanka

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHealth system assessment in north and east of Sri Lanka, April 2002
ContributionsWorld Health Organization, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
LC ClassificationsRA530.2 .H43 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3333210M
LC Control Number2004312267

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