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Johannessen LM (1997). Management of health care waste. In:

Proceedings of the Environment ’97 Conference,

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Gaborone, Botswana, National Conservation Strategy (Co-ordinating) Agency (Report No. NCS/GTZ

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Hazardous waste and health in Latin America and the

Caribbean

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