Integrating occupational health services into public health systems
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Integrating occupational health services into public health systems a model developed with Thailand"s primary care units by International Labour Office

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Published by International Labour Office in Bangkok .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-87).

StatementSomkiat Siriruttanapruk and team
SeriesInformal Economy, Poverty and Employment Thailand Series -- Number 2
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2010/00927 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25031172M
ISBN 109221192849
LC Control Number2010436568

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