Educating health professionals in low-resource countries a global approach by Joyce P. Murray

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StatementJoyce P. Murray ... [et al.].
LC ClassificationsR737 .E2855 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24411602M
ISBN 109780826132574
LC Control Number2010030641

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