Knowledge, practices, and perceptions about malaria in rural communities of Zimbabwe : relevance to malaria control / C. Vundule & S. Mharakurwa
Vundule, C & Mharakurwa, S. (1996). Knowledge, practices, and perceptions about malaria in rural communities of Zimbabwe : relevance to malaria control / C. Vundule & S. Mharakurwa. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/49978
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1996 ; 74(1) : 55-60
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