Letter to the Editor

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Iran


Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Iran

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LETAFAT M, BEYRANVAND T, ARYANKHESAL A, BEHZADIFAR M, BEHZADIFAR M. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Iran. Iran J Public Health. 2018;47(7):1061-1062.