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Current public-health research in the tropics, with a special session on communicable diseases proceedings of the Fourth Annual Medical Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 1983 by Medical Conference (4th 1983 Nairobi, Kenya)

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Published by KEMRI, KETRI in Nairobi .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Tropics

Subjects:

  • Tropical medicine -- Congresses.,
  • Public health -- Tropics -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementKenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute (KETRI), with the generous support of the Kenya National Council for Science and Technology; editors, P.M. Tukei, A.R. Njogu.
ContributionsTukei, P. M., Njogu, A. R., Kenya Medical Research Institute., Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute., National Council for Science and Technology (Kenya)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC960 .M38 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3019445M
LC Control Number84980528

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