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Voluntary hospital and medical insurance in Canada, 1956

Canada. Dept. of National Health and Welfare.

Voluntary hospital and medical insurance in Canada, 1956

by Canada. Dept. of National Health and Welfare.

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Published by Research Division, Dept. of National Health and Welfare in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Hospitalization -- Canada,
  • Medical care, Prepaid -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpublished by the authority of the Honourable J. Waldo Monteith, Minister of National Health and Welfare.
    SeriesHealth care series, memorandum -- no. 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA413.5 C35 A48 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16892201M

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