The fight against AIDS an international public policy comparison between four European countries : France, Great Britain, Germany, and Italy by Monika Steffen

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Published by Presses universitaires de Grenoble in Grenoble .

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  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Europe.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-[174]).

Book details

StatementMonika Steffen.
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 S74 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination173, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL739063M
ISBN 102706107227
LC Control Number97130430

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