Primary health care for universal health coverage: time to accelerate
Jakab, Zsuzsanna & World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (2018). Primary health care for universal health coverage: time to accelerate. Public health panorama, 04 (04), 495 - 496. World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/312319. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO
JournalPublic health panorama, 04 (04): 495 - 496
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