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Ethical issues in public health

Kenneth C. Calman

Ethical issues in public health

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Published by Nuffield Institute for Health in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementgiven by Kenneth C. Calman.
SeriesThe nuffield institute annual lecture series
ContributionsNuffield Institute for Health.
The Physical Object
Pagination8p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18107894M
ISBN 10187197755X
OCLC/WorldCa29669684


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