Preliminary observations on waterborne diseases in the Lao PDR and Viet Nam
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Published by The Committee in [Bangkok] .
Written in English

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Statementreport by the Secretariat, Interim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin (Lao People"s Democratic Republic, Kingdom of Thailand, and Socialist Republic of Viet Nam).
ContributionsInterim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 89/63847 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination30, v p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1836186M
LC Control Number89918365

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