Community-based initiatives and their relation to poverty reduction and health development: experiences in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Assai Ardakani, Mohammad. (2007). Community-based initiatives and their relation to poverty reduction and health development: experiences in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117374
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 13 (6), 1242-1248, 2007
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Programmes d’agents de santé communautaires dans la Région africaine de l’OMS : données factuelles et options — note d’orientation Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Bureau régional de l'Afrique (2017)
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