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Apartheid medicine

Apartheid medicine

health and human rights in South Africa : a report to American Association for the Advancement of Science ...[et al.].

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Published by copies available from Science and Human Rights, Directorate for Science and Policy Programs, AAAS in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- Political aspects -- South Africa.,
    • Medical ethics -- South Africa.,
    • Apartheid -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAAAS Publication ;, 90-09S
      ContributionsAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ181.A1 A68 no. 90-09S, RA395.S6 A68 no. 90-09S
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 131 p. :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1954474M
      ISBN 100871683660
      LC Control Number90182175

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