Health organization in Denmark
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Published in Chambéry .
Written in English


  • Public health

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHealth organisation in Denmark.
StatementForty-five conferences given in Denmark on the occasion of the interchange study tour organised for medical officers of health from twenty-one countries by the health organisation of the league of nations,
LC ClassificationsJX1975 .A25 1924 111.8
The Physical Object
Pagination435 p.
Number of Pages435
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25226144M
LC Control Number25015206

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