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Health education and baseline data: issues and strategies in nutrition campaigning. / Moon, G.; Twigg, Liz.

In: Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1988, p. 173-178.

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Moon, G. ; Twigg, Liz. / Health education and baseline data: issues and strategies in nutrition campaigning. In: Social Science & Medicine. 1988 ; Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 173-178.

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