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The utilization of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine for non-communicable diseases and mental disorders in health care patients in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam

BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:92

Received: 23 December 2015

Accepted: 4 March 2016

Published: 8 March 2016

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Original Submission
23 Dec 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jillian De Gezelle
13 Feb 2016 Author responded Author comments - Karl Peltzer
19 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Corina Corina
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Feb 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Mar 2016 Editorially accepted
8 Mar 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12906-016-1078-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand
Department of Psychology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
HIV/STIs and TB Research Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
Department of Research and Innovation, University of Limpopo, Turfloop, South Africa
KHANA, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Vietnam Public Health Association, Ha Noi, Vietnam