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The war against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases in Tanzania

Wen Kilama

The war against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases in Tanzania

some lost battles

by Wen Kilama

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Published by Dar es Salaam University Press in Dar es Salaam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Malaria -- Tanzania -- Prevention.,
    • Mosquitoes as carriers of disease -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-25).

      StatementW.L. Kilama.
      SeriesProfessorial inaugural lecture series, Professorial inaugural lecture (Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.M2 K55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 25 p. ;
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1267799M
      ISBN 109976600828
      LC Control Number94981306
      OCLC/WorldCa30896129

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