The organization and administration of maternal and child health services
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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Maternal health services -- Management,
  • Child care,
  • Children -- Health and hygiene

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementfifth report of the WHO Expert Committee on Maternal and Child Health.
SeriesWorld Health Organization. Technical report series -- no. 428 cn, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- no. 428.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23334355M

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