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child in the African environment

East African Medical Research Council.

child in the African environment

growth, development and survival : proceedings of the 1974 annual Scientific Conference of the East African Medical Research Council

by East African Medical Research Council.

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Published by East African Literature Bureau in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Diseases -- Africa, East -- Congresses.,
    • Child development -- Africa, East -- Congresses.,
    • Child health services -- Africa, East -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementeditors, R. Owor, V. L. Ongom, B. G. Kirya.
      ContributionsOwor, R., Ongom, V. L., Kirya, B. G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRJ103.A4 E37 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 447 p. :
      Number of Pages447
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4872913M
      LC Control Number75980224


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