Care of the elderly in Zimbabwe
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Care of the elderly in Zimbabwe edited proceedings of a Workshop on the Care of the Elderly in Zimbabwe by Workshop on the Care of the Elderly in Zimbabwe (1991 Harare, Zimbabwe)

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Published by Journal of social development in Africa in Kopje [Harare] Zimbabwe .
Written in English



  • Zimbabwe


  • Older people -- Care -- Zimbabwe -- Congresses.,
  • Aging -- Zimbabwe -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of social development in Africa.
Statementedited by Viola Zimunya and Edwin Kaseke.
ContributionsZimunya, Viola., Kaseke, Edwin., School of Social Work (Harare, Zimbabwe)
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.Z55 W67 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1075629M
ISBN 100797411070
LC Control Number93981940

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