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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 328307, 6 pages
Review Article

A Basic Strategy to Manage Global Health with Reference to Livestock Production in Asia

Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2Z6

Received 16 October 2010; Revised 6 June 2011; Accepted 21 August 2011

Academic Editor: Carolyn J. Henry

Copyright © 2011 David C. Hall and Quynh Ba Le. 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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