Self-financing of health care at government health centers in Rwanda by Donald Shepard

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  • Medical care -- Rwanda -- Finance.,
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StatementDonald Shepard, Guy Carrin, and Prosper Nyandagazi.
SeriesPaper ;, 87/103, Paper (Universitaire Faculteiten St.-Ignatius. Centrum Derde Wereld) ;, 87/103.
ContributionsCarrin, Guy., Nyandagazi, Prosper.
LC ClassificationsRA410.9.R95 S57 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL2080884M
LC Control Number88117810

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