ASEAN conference assesses health impact for sustainability

ASEAN conference assesses health impact for sustainability

NDO/VNA – The second ASEAN conference on health impact assessment towards sustainable development of the association took place in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, on April 21.  (Apr 22, 2017)

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