Medicines, medical care, and drug policy

Rational Use of Drugs by Mira Shiva

Publisher: Voluntary Health Association of India in New Delhi

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Edition Notes

StatementMira Shiva.
ContributionsVoluntary Health Association of India.
LC ClassificationsRA401.I4 S55 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6873914M
LC Control Number00410544

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