Health education in the Americas English speaking countries : government activities, voluntary & professional agencies, research, professional preparation

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Published by International Union for Health Education, North American Regional Office in Ottawa, Ont .

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Statementeditor, Judith Shamian ; advisory committee, F. Fiori ... [et al.].
ContributionsShamian, Judith, International Union for Health Education. North American Regional Office
LC ClassificationsRA440.3A5 H43 1983
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Pagination35 leaves.
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL14077308M

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