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Homelessness and health

Anne-Marie Barry

Homelessness and health

what do we know? : what should be done?

by Anne-Marie Barry

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Published by University of York, Centre for Health Economics in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Centre for Health Economics, Health Economics Consortium.

Statementby Anne-Marie Barry, Roy Carr-Hill and Julie Glanville.
SeriesDiscussion paper / University of York, Centre for Health Economics -- 84
ContributionsCarr-Hill, Roy., Glanville, Julie., University of York. Centre for Health Economics., Health Economics Consortium.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13876574M


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