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Equity of access to health care

Maria Goddard

Equity of access to health care

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Published by Centre for Health Economics, University of York in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maria Goddard and Peter Smith.
ContributionsSmith, Peter, University of York. Centre for Health Economics., York Health Economics Consortium., NHS Centre for Reviews & Dissemination.
The Physical Object
Pagination113p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17860921M


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