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Use of herbal medicine during pregnancy among women with access to public healthcare in Nairobi, Kenya: a cross-sectional survey

BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201414:432

Received: 13 May 2014

Accepted: 28 October 2014

Published: 4 November 2014

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Original Submission
13 May 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Francesca Menniti-Ippolito
25 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gioacchino Calapai
25 Sep 2014 Author responded Author comments - Mamothena Mothupi
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Sep 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Oct 2014 Editorially accepted
4 Nov 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-14-432

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya