Priority issues for women, health, and development in Thailand a resource book for strategic planning and policy-making

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Published by National Committee on Women, Health, and the Environment, National Commission on Women"s Affairs in [Bangkok] .

Written in English

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  • Thailand,
  • Congresses.

Subjects:

  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Thailand -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Health aspects -- Thailand -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Government policy -- Congresses.

About the Edition

Papers presented at the National Seminar on Women, Health, and Development at Bangkok on August 18, 1994.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesWomen, health, and development in Thailand
Statement[editors], Ambhorn Meesook, George A. Attig, Pensri Phijaisanit.
ContributionsAmphō̜n Mīsuk., Attig, George A., Pensri Phijaisanit., National Committee on Women, Health, and the Environment (Thailand), National Seminar on Women, Health, and Development (1994 : Bangkok, Thailand)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA564.85 .P755 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL958842M
ISBN 109747771608
LC Control Number95945751
OCLC/WorldCa36469570

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