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XVIIIème Journées Universitaires Francophones de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé de la CIDMEF.
3ème Congrès International Francophone de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé
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Faculté de Médecine de Libreville (Gabon). Université des Sciences de la Santé
Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 - situation des sages-femmes au Gabon.
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