For healthy behavior change, take the message into the community

November 2011
Patient Education Management;Nov2011, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p121
Academic Journal
The article discusses the first General Assembly held in September 2011 at the United Nations (UN) and mentions the need to educate people about healthy habits to lead a healthy life style and prevent diseases.


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