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Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 104, Issue 3, pp e271–e271 | Cite as

Homeless and Pregnant: A Public Health Unit’s Innovative Response

  • Caroline C. Murphy
  • Catriona Mill
  • Jan Fordham
  • Alice Gorman
Letter to the Editor

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© The Canadian Public Health Association 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline C. Murphy
    • 1
  • Catriona Mill
    • 1
  • Jan Fordham
    • 1
  • Alice Gorman
    • 1
  1. 1.Toronto Public HealthTorontoCanada

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