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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean in Alexandria, Egypt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Public health laboratories -- Middle East.,
    • Emergency medical services -- Middle East.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-[169]).

      StatementWarren Johns ... [et al.] ; Mohamed El-Nageh, Claus Heuck, editors.
      SeriesWHO regional publications, Eastern Mediterranean series,, 6, WHO regional publications., 6.
      ContributionsJohns, Warren., El-Nageh, Mohamed., Heuck, Claus., World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA428 .H39 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination168, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL531983M
      ISBN 109290211822
      LC Control Number96108724
      OCLC/WorldCa33807222

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