Making the link between policy and research in the field of aging

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Joint (JDC) Israel, Brookdale Institute of Gerentology and Adult Human Development , Jerusalem
Older people -- Services for -- Israel., Older people -- Care -- Government policy -- Israel., Older people -- Research -- Israel., Gerontology -- Is



Other titlesYetsirat ziḳah ben mediniyut le-ven meḥḳar bi-teḥum ha-hizdaḳnut
StatementJack Habib.
SeriesDiscussion paper;, D-169-88/91, Discussion paper (Mekhon Bruḳdail le-geronṭologyah ṿe-hitpatḥut adam ṿe-ḥevrah be-Yiśraʼel);, D-169-88/91.
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.I7 H33 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL596142M
LC Control Number96188464

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