Research issues in child health and child care

proceedings of a workshop held in Accra, Ghana, 22-26 September 1986

Publisher: International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, Ont., Canada

Written in English
Published: Pages: 118 Downloads: 865
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  • Children -- Health and hygiene -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Child care -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Children -- Africa -- Mortality -- Congresses.,
  • Mothers -- Africa -- Social conditions -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Fiona Mackenzie ; associate editor, Kodwo Ewusi ; jointly organized by the International Development Research Centre and the Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, University of Ghana.
SeriesIDRC ;, 266e, IDRC (Series) ;, 266e.
ContributionsMackenzie, Fiona., Ewusi, Kodwo., International Development Research Centre (Canada), University of Ghana. Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ103.A4 R47 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2262651M
ISBN 100889365237
LC Control Number89145412

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