Intercountry Consultation on Elimination of Kala-azar in the South-East Asia Region, 9-10 November 2011,Kolkata, India.
World Health Organization, Reginal Office for South-East Asia. (2011). Intercountry Consultation on Elimination of Kala-azar in the South-East Asia Region, 9-10 November 2011,Kolkata, India.. New Delhi: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/126688. License: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
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