Reproductive patterns and child survival in Kuwait
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Published by Ministry of Health, Gulf Child Health Survey, Executive Board, Council of Health Ministers of G.C.C. States in Safat, Kuwait, Riyadh .
Written in English



  • Kuwait.,
  • Kuwait


  • Fertility, Human -- Kuwait.,
  • Infants -- Kuwait -- Mortality.,
  • Children -- Kuwait -- Mortality.,
  • Contraception -- Kuwait.,
  • Marriage -- Kuwait.

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Statementedited by Rashid Al-Rashoud, Samir Farid.
ContributionsAl-Rashoud, Rashid., Farid, Samir M., 1942-, Kuwait. Wizārat al-Ṣiḥḥah al-ʻĀmmah., Gulf Child Health Survey.
LC ClassificationsHB1046 .R46 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL613995M
LC Control Number96210837

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