2 edition of place of mental health in the development of public health services found in the catalog.
place of mental health in the development of public health services
by Regional Office for Africa, World Health Organization in Brazzaville
Written in English
|Statement||by S.M.B. Diop.|
|Series||AFRO technical papers -- no. 8|
|Contributions||World Health Organization. Regional Office for Africa|
|LC Classifications||RA790.7A37 D56|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||49 p. --|
|Number of Pages||49|
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