Task analysis : the basis for development of training in management of tuberculosis
World Health Organization & World Health Organization. (2005). Task analysis : the basis for development of training in management of tuberculosis. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/69117
Gov't Doc #WHO/HTM/TB/2005.354
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