Assessment of the World Health Report 2000

  title={Assessment of the World Health Report 2000},
  author={Vicente Jos{\'e} Pinilla Navarro},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • V. Navarro
  • Published 4 November 2000
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Lancet

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