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National health care waste management guidelines

National health care waste management guidelines

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Published by Nepal Health Research Council in Kathmandu .
Written in English


About the Edition

Articles with reference to Nepal.

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Nepal Health Research Council.
ContributionsNepal Health Research Council.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3444662M
LC Control Number2005323907


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