Problems in the structure and management of the migrant health program
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Problems in the structure and management of the migrant health program by United States. General Accounting Office

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Written in English


  • Migrant labor -- Medical care -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to community health services -- United States.

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Statementstudy by the staff of the U.S. General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 21 p. :
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL17824151M

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