Paediatrics and paediatric surgery

Jillian R Sewell
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04265.x
Published online: 7 January 2002

In the arena of child health, there is no better example of efficacious and cost-effective prevention than vaccination.

  • Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, VIC.

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