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A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets

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A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets. / Malmmose, Margit; O'Grady, Winnie.

In: Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2018, p. 237-252.

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Harvard

Malmmose, M & O'Grady, W 2018, 'A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets', Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 237-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2017.1286020

APA

Malmmose, M., & O'Grady, W. (2018). A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 20(3), 237-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2017.1286020

CBE

Malmmose M, O'Grady W. 2018. A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. 20(3):237-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2017.1286020

MLA

Malmmose, Margit and Winnie O'Grady. "A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets". Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. 2018, 20(3). 237-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2017.1286020

Vancouver

Malmmose M, O'Grady W. A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. 2018;20(3):237-252. https://doi.org/10.1080/13876988.2017.1286020

Author

Malmmose, Margit ; O'Grady, Winnie. / A Comparative Study of Denmark and New Zealand's National Health Targets. In: Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice. 2018 ; Vol. 20, No. 3. pp. 237-252.

Bibtex

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