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Out-of-pocket expenditures for primary health care in Tajikistan: a time-trend analysis

  • Joëlle Schwarz1Email author,
  • Kaspar Wyss1, 2,
  • Zulfiya M Gulyamova3 and
  • Soleh Sharipov4
BMC Health Services Research201313:103

Received: 2 September 2012

Accepted: 8 March 2013

Published: 18 March 2013

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Original Submission
2 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernd Rechel
29 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ghafur Khodjamurodov
17 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - Joelle Schwarz
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
18 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-103

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Authors’ Affiliations

Swiss Centre for International Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
University of Basel
Project Sino, Rudaki prospekt proyezd 5
Centre of Sociological Researches “Zerkalo”