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Population and health issues in Africa =

Population and health issues in Africa =

Population et les questions de santé en Afrique

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Published by UAPS, Union for African Population Studies in Dakar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Social aspects -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Population -- Health aspects -- Africa -- Congresses,
  • Santé publique -- Afrique -- Congrès,
  • Afrique -- Population -- Congrès,
  • Afrique -- Statistiques médicales -- Congrès,
  • Afrique -- Statistiques démographiques -- Congrès

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPopulation et les questions de santé en Afrique, Etude de la population africaine. No. 19 (Supplement B)
    Statementeditors = editeurs, Uche Isiugo-Abanihe, Emmanuel Ngwe, Vignikin Kokou.
    GenreCongresses., Congrès.
    ContributionsIsiugo-Abanihe, Uche Charlie., Ngwe, E., Vignikin, Kokou., Union for African Population Studies., African Population Conference (1988- ) (4th : 2003 : Tunis, Tunisia)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA427 .P67 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16370431M
    LC Control Number2007619509

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