Women’s Health Bulletin

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Environmental Hazards and Women’s Health: A Neglected Need

Najmeh Maharlouei 1 and Hassan Joulaei 2 , *
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1 Health Policy Research Center, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2 Shiraz HIV/AIDS Research Center, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • Women’s Health Bulletin: January 1, 2019, 6 (1); e87612
  • Published Online: December 29, 2018
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: December 15, 2018
  • Accepted: December 19, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/whb.87612

To Cite: Maharlouei N, Joulaei H. Environmental Hazards and Women’s Health: A Neglected Need, Women Health Bull. 2019 ; 6(1):e87612. doi: 10.5812/whb.87612.

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