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Addendum to the San Francisco HIV prevention plan, 1998

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Published by The Council in [San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- California -- San Francisco -- Prevention.,
  • HIV infections -- California -- San Francisco -- Prevention.

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Other titlesAddendum to the HIV prevention plan, San Francisco, 1998, HIV prevention plan, 1998
Statementdeveloped by the HIV Prevention Planning Council in partnership with Department of Public Health AIDS Office ; prepared by Harder+Company Community Research.
ContributionsSan Francisco (Calif.). AIDS Office., Harder + Company Community Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22955443M

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