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Published by University of the Philippines, School of Economics in [Manila, Philippines] .
Written in English


  • Tropical medicine

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ContributionsHerrin, Alejandro N., Rosenfield, Patricia L., University of the Philippines. School of Economics., Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases., Meeting on the Economics of Tropical Disease (1986 : Manila, Philippines)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 470 p. :
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14524305M
ISBN 109711006006

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