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Disease prevention through vector control

guidelines for relief organisations

by Madeleine C. Thomson

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Oxfam in Oxford, UK .
Written in English

  • Communicable diseases -- Prevention.,
  • Insecticides.,
  • Vector control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-123) and index.

    StatementMadeleine C. Thomson.
    SeriesOxfam practical health guide -- no. 10
    LC ClassificationsRA639.3 .T56 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20652557M
    ISBN 10085598306X

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