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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 305401, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecam/nep156
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An Overture for eCAM: Science, Technology and Innovation Initiation for Prosperous, Healthy Nepal

1Department of Theriogenology, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal
2Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal

Received 28 January 2009; Accepted 8 September 2009

Copyright _ 2011 Krishna Kaphle et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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