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Health Systems Financing

the path to universal coverage

by World Health Organization

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health services accessibility,
  • World Health,
  • Health Services Accessibility,
  • Health Services,
  • Cost of Illness,
  • Economics,
  • Delivery of Health Care,
  • Medical economics,
  • Health Services Administration

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe world health report ; 2010
    ContributionsEtienne, Carissa, Asamoa-Baah, Anarfi, Evans, David B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA410.53 W67 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxxii, 96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24907379M
    ISBN 109241564024
    ISBN 109789241564021
    LC Control Number2011286664
    OCLC/WorldCa676729081


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