TITLE

Prevention, control, and elimination of neglected diseases in the Americas: Pathways to integrated, inter-programmatic, inter-sectoral action for health and development

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
43830398

 

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