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Community involvement offers hope to rural health care systems

Community involvement offers hope to rural health care systems

a report to the Northwest Area Foundation


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Published by National Rural Health Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural health services -- United States.,
    • Rural health -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 14-16).

      Statementprovided by the National Rural Health Association.
      ContributionsNorthwest Area Foundation (U.S.), National Rural Health Association (U.S.)
      LC ClassificationsRA771.5 .C66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL864030M
      LC Control Number95147699

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Author(s): Northwest Area Foundation (U.S.); National Rural Health Association (U.S.) Title(s): Community involvement offers hope to rural health care systems: a report to the Northwest Area Foundation/ provided by the National Rural Health Association.

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