Ensuring the health of the urban poor
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Ensuring the health of the urban poor a contemporary challenge for Indonesia by Nafsiah Mboi

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Published by s.n. in [Jakarta? .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Microfiche. Jakarta : Library of Congress Office ; Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2007. 1 microfiche. Master microform held by: DLC.

Statementby Nafsiah Mboi.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 96/50518 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 59 leaves
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16323737M
LC Control Number96948965

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