Public health in the state and counties of Virginia
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Public health in the state and counties of Virginia by John F. Kendrick

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Published in Richmond, Va .
Written in English



  • Virginia.


  • Public health -- Virginia.

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At head of title: Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of health. I. C. Riggin, M. D., commissioner.

Statementby J. F. Kendrick ... International health division, the Rockefeller foundation.
ContributionsVirginia. Dept. of Health., Rockefeller Foundation. International Health Division.
LC ClassificationsRA447.N8 K45
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6393896M
LC Control Number39028341

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