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Motivation and retention of health workers in developing countries: a systematic review

  • Mischa Willis-Shattuck1,
  • Posy Bidwell1,
  • Steve Thomas1Email author,
  • Laura Wyness2,
  • Duane Blaauw3 and
  • Prudence Ditlopo3
BMC Health Services Research20088:247

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-247

Received: 13 May 2008

Accepted: 04 December 2008

Published: 04 December 2008

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Original Submission
13 May 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Jun 2008 Author responded Author comments - Steve Thomas
Resubmission - Version 3
5 Jun 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Jun 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Trisha Greenhalgh
18 Jun 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adamson Sinjani Muula
6 Jul 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mario Roberto Dal Poz
1 Oct 2008 Author responded Author comments - Steve Thomas
Resubmission - Version 4
1 Oct 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
5 Oct 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mario Roberto Dal Poz
7 Oct 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adamson Sinjani Muula
30 Oct 2008 Author responded Author comments - Steve Thomas
Resubmission - Version 6
30 Oct 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 6
25 Nov 2008 Author responded Author comments - Steve Thomas
Resubmission - Version 7
25 Nov 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 7
1 Dec 2008 Author responded Author comments - Steve Thomas
Resubmission - Version 8
1 Dec 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 8
Publishing
4 Dec 2008 Editorially accepted
4 Dec 2008 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-8-247

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin
(2)
Women's Health Council, Block D, Irish Life Centre
(3)
Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand

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