Health strategies for U.S. children
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Health strategies for U.S. children lessons from the Third World : hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, April 27, 1989. by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Hunger.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Children -- Health and hygiene -- United States.,
  • Children -- Health and hygiene -- Developing countries.,
  • Infant health services -- Developing countries.,
  • Infant health services -- United States.

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Other titlesHealth strategies for US children.
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Paginationiii, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
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Open LibraryOL15271456M

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