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I. Health Care Delivery
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1. Private Sector Domination in Health Care
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Title Health care system in Korea
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Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Kwon, Soonman

Publisher

[Seoul]:Seoul National University

Date 2015-06
Series Title; No Mid-Career Training Program for IAS Officers: Korea Study Tour
Pages 45
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Social Welfare
Holding SNU; KDI School