Traditional midwives as family planning communicators in Asia

Cover of: Traditional midwives as family planning communicators in Asia | Everett M. Rogers

Published by East-West Communication Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii .

Written in English

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  • Birth control -- Asia.,
  • Midwives -- Asia.

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Bibliography: p. [137]-143.

Book details

Statementby Everett M. Rogers and Douglas S. Solomon.
SeriesEast-West Communication Institute. Case study -- no. 1.
ContributionsSolomon, Douglas S.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
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Open LibraryOL14325707M

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