Plenary 5: P5-1, 5-2, and P5-3 (July 29, 2011)
P5-1 Latest Results in Heavy Falvour Physics - Guy Wilkinson

P5-2 Seeking the Origin of Mass: Higgs Searches at Colliders - Wade Fisher

P5-3 Dark Matter in the Era of Data-Neal Weiner

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Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 – Soutenir les professionnels de santé.
Intervenant (s) : Abdel Kader TRAORE (Bamako – MALI)
Résumé : Soutenir les professionnels de santé là où on en a le plus besoin : l’exemple d’une collaboration RAFT/UNFM.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
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