Collection of best practices of regional and local responses to HIV and AIDS in Namibia.



Publisher: Ministry of Regional & Local Government, Housing, and Rural Development, Publisher: Ministry of Health and Social Services in Windhoek

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  • AIDS (Disease) -- Namibia

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ContributionsNamibia. Ministry of Regional and Local Government, Housing, and Rural Development., Namibia. Ministry of Health and Social Services.
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LC ClassificationsRA643.86.N3 C65 2008
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Pagination97 p. :
Number of Pages97
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Open LibraryOL24063589M
LC Control Number2009319929

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