Concept of health under national democratic struggle

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Published by Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees in Jerusalem .

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Statementby The International People"s Health Council.
ContributionsInternational People"s Health Council., Ittiḥād Lijān al-Ighāthah al-Ṭibbīyah al-Filasṭīnīyah.
LC ClassificationsRA427.9 .C65 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 161 p. ;
Number of Pages161
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Open LibraryOL17196580M

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