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Gender, development and health

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Published by Oxfam in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Health -- Social aspects.,
  • Social medicine.,
  • Medical economics.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Caroline Sweetman.
SeriesOxfam focus on gender
ContributionsSweetman, Caroline.
LC ClassificationsRA418 .G384 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3596651M
ISBN 100855984562
LC Control Number2002318067

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