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Published by Woodsworth Archives Committee, Ontario Woodsworth Memorial Foundation in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


  • National health services -- Canada.,
  • Medical care -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSocialized health services
Statementedited by Morden Lazarus
ContributionsLazarus, Morden., Nicholson, T. Frederick, 1902-, Cooperative Commonwealth Federation, Ontario. Planning committee for Health Services.
LC ClassificationsRA"412.5"C2"S63
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19843156M

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