Mercury Free Healthcare by 2020: Time for Action

Danasekaran, R and Mani, G and Annadurai, K (2014) Mercury Free Healthcare by 2020: Time for Action. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Urgent steps are needed to realise the goals of mercury free healthcare by 2020.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Mercury; Thermometer; Sphygmomanometer; Dental amalgam
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:9723
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:21 Feb 2015 14:36
Last Modified:20 Apr 2015 11:42

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