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Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Volume 5, Number 1, January - June 2004

Book Reviews: Popular Books Section

(Page 4 - Main Page)



FEATURED BOOK : REVIEW 1

COMPREHENSIVE AND AUTHORITATIVE

Review 1 ] [ Main Page ] [ Review 2 ]

 

 Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific - Information on 102 commonly used medicinal plants in the South Pacific (WHO Regional Publications-Western Pacific Series No 19) , Paperback, 5.5" x 8.5".
World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila, Publication Date 1998, i-xvii and 254, ISBN 92-9061-119-7: Price: Sw.fr. 33.- Price for Developing Countries : Sw.fr. 23.10

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Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific - Information on 102 commonly used medicinal plants in the South Pacific (WHO Regional Publications-Western Pacific Series No 19)
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As mentioned in our last page this time we sent four picture books on medicinal plants (Published by World Health Organization) for review to two well known experts. The books were (i) Medicinal Plants in China, (ii)Medicinal Plants in Vietnam, (iii)Medicinal Plants in the Republic of Korea and (iv) Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific. The two experts selected were (i) Dr. Gyan Fernando of UK and (ii) Dr Vijay Vasudev Pillay of India. Both of them are leading lights in their subjects and are widely respected all over the world.

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While Dr. Pillay incorporated his opinions on all four books in a single review, Dr. Fernando obliged us with three different pieces, one reviewing "Medicinal Plants in China", the second reviewing "Medicinal Plants in Vietnam" and "Medicinal Plants in the Republic of Korea" together and the third reviewing "Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific".

The reviewers were not only requested to send us detailed reviews, but were asked to rate these books on a scale of ten. The following rating scale was provided to the reviewers.

0: Waste of time
1: Of minimal interest
2: Of little interest
3: Of some interest
4: Slightly below average
5: Average
6: Slightly above average
7: Good
8: Very Good
9: Excellent
10: Truly Outstanding

 We ran the reviews of "Medicinal Plants in China" - with ratings on page 2 and of next two books "Medicinal Plants in Vietnam" and "Medicinal Plants in the Republic of Korea" on page 3.

Here is the review of final and fourth book "Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific".

Review 1 by Gyan Fernando, UK

Review 2 by V.V.Pillay, India

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or via mail at this address: WHO, Marketing and Dissemination, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

 

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 N.B. WHO publications can be purchased in Rupees, at a very low price, through WHO's Regional Office in New Delhi at the following address:

World Health Organization
Regional Office for South-East Asia
World Health House
Indraprastha Estate
Mahatma Gandhi Road
NEW DELHI 110002

Contact : Mr Dixit, RDOC/Sales
email : dixitr@whosea.org


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