Puerto Ricans and AIDS it"s time to act!

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Published by Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueõs in New York .

Written in English

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  • AIDS (Disease) -- Puerto Rico -- Social aspects.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Minorities.,
  • Puerto Ricans -- Health and hygiene.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Social aspects.

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Book details

Other titlesIt"s time to act!
SeriesCentro de Estudios Puertorriqueños bulletin -- v. 6, no. 1/2
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22284503M
ISBN 101878483536

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