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Published by German Pharmaceutical Manufacturers" Association, Dept. Press and Public Relations in [Frankfurt am Main .
Written in English



  • Developing countries.


  • Pharmaceutical industry -- Developing countries.,
  • Corporations, West German -- Developing countries.

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Edition Notes

Statement[compiled and edited by Helmut Kathe, Helmut Laschet, Gerhard Schuler].
ContributionsKathe, Helmut,, Laschet, Helmut., Schuler, Gerhard., Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie (Germany). Dept. Press and Public Relations.
LC ClassificationsHD9674.D442 A7913 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2784136M
LC Control Number83209484

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