Reproductive health in Africa

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Published by Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics in Baltimore, Md. (550 N. Broadway, Baltimore 21205) .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Maternal health services -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Diseases -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Generative organs, Female -- Diseases -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Birth control -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Human reproduction -- Congresses.,
  • Family Planning -- Africa -- congresses.,
  • Maternal Health Services -- Africa -- congresses.,
  • Maternal Welfare -- Africa -- congresses.

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Book details

Statementeditors, J.K.G. Mati, Oladapo A. Ladipo ; associate editors, Ronald T. Burkman, Ronald H. Magarick, Douglas Huber.
ContributionsMati, J. K. G., Ladipo, Oladapo A., 1941-, Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics., Kenya Obstetrics and Gynecologic Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRG966.A1 R47 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2860555M
LC Control Number84023342

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