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Alternative and Traditional Medicines Systems in Pakistan: History, Regulation, Trends, Usefulness, Challenges, Prospects and Limitations

By Shahzad Hussain, Farnaz Malik, Nadeem Khalid, Muhammad Abdul Qayyum and Humayun Riaz

Submitted: February 25th 2011Reviewed: August 2nd 2011Published: January 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/28224

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Shahzad Hussain, Farnaz Malik, Nadeem Khalid, Muhammad Abdul Qayyum and Humayun Riaz (January 20th 2012). Alternative and Traditional Medicines Systems in Pakistan: History, Regulation, Trends, Usefulness, Challenges, Prospects and Limitations, A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy, Arup Bhattacharya, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/28224. Available from:

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