The government medical service in Malawi: an administrative history, 1891-1974.

@article{Baker1976TheGM,
  title={The government medical service in Malawi: an administrative history, 1891-1974.},
  author={Colin Arthur Baker},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={1976},
  volume={20},
  pages={296 - 311}
}
  • C. Baker
  • Published 1 July 1976
  • Political Science, Economics
  • Medical History
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