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Practical Approaches for Size Estimation of High-Risk Groups in HIV/AIDS Control Program in Iran


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IssueVol 48 No 2 (2019) QRcode
SectionLetter to the Editor
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijph.v48i2.841
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KHAZAEI S, JENABI E, REZAEIAN S. Practical Approaches for Size Estimation of High-Risk Groups in HIV/AIDS Control Program in Iran. Iran J Public Health. 2019;48(2):357-358.