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Summary of health promotion in local authorities England, Wales and Northern Ireland. by Loraine Ashton

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Published by Health Education Authority in London .
Written in English


  • Health education -- Great Britain.

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ContributionsHealth Education Authority.
LC ClassificationsRA440.3.G7
The Physical Object
Number of Pages62
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Open LibraryOL17413620M
ISBN 101854481002

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