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Malaria

Malaria

the impact of treated bed-nets on childhood mortality in the Gambia

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Published by Population and Human Resources Dept., World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St. NW Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gambia.,
  • Gambia
    • Subjects:
    • Malaria -- Gambia.,
    • Children -- Gambia -- Mortality.,
    • Malaria -- Gambia -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPedro L. Alonso ... [et al.].
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, WPS 883, Policy research working papers ;, WPS 883.
      ContributionsAlonso, Pedro L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 883
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1035361M
      LC Control Number93230263

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