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Pathways of Climate-Resilient Health Systems in Bangladesh. / Rahaman, Muhammad Abdur; Rahman, Mohammad; Rahman, Syed Hafizur.

Confronting Climate Change in Bangladesh. ed. / Saleemul Huq; Jeffrey Chow; Adrian Fenton; Clare Stott; Julia Taub; Helena Wright. Cham : Springer, 2019. p. 119-143 (The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science; Vol. 28).

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Rahaman, MA, Rahman, M & Rahman, SH 2019, Pathways of Climate-Resilient Health Systems in Bangladesh. in S Huq, J Chow, A Fenton, C Stott, J Taub & H Wright (eds), Confronting Climate Change in Bangladesh. The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science, vol. 28, Springer, Cham, pp. 119-143. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05237-9_9

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Rahaman, M. A., Rahman, M., & Rahman, S. H. (2019). Pathways of Climate-Resilient Health Systems in Bangladesh. In S. Huq, J. Chow, A. Fenton, C. Stott, J. Taub, & H. Wright (Eds.), Confronting Climate Change in Bangladesh (pp. 119-143). (The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science; Vol. 28). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05237-9_9

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Rahaman MA, Rahman M, Rahman SH. Pathways of Climate-Resilient Health Systems in Bangladesh. In Huq S, Chow J, Fenton A, Stott C, Taub J, Wright H, editors, Confronting Climate Change in Bangladesh. Cham: Springer. 2019. p. 119-143. (The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05237-9_9

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Rahaman, Muhammad Abdur ; Rahman, Mohammad ; Rahman, Syed Hafizur. / Pathways of Climate-Resilient Health Systems in Bangladesh. Confronting Climate Change in Bangladesh. editor / Saleemul Huq ; Jeffrey Chow ; Adrian Fenton ; Clare Stott ; Julia Taub ; Helena Wright. Cham : Springer, 2019. pp. 119-143 (The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science).

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