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Published by Pan American Health Organization, Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office of the World Health Organization in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Emergency medical services.,
  • Medical supplies.,
  • Disaster medicine.,
  • Materials management.,
  • Natural disasters.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesScientific publication / Pan American Health Organization ;
ContributionsPan American Sanitary Bureau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA10 .P252 no. 438, RA645.5 .P252 no. 438
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxii, 135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3244044M
ISBN 109275114382
ISBN 109789275114384
LC Control Number83159717

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