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Comparison of medicine availability measurements at health facilities: evidence from Service Provision Assessment surveys in five sub-Saharan African countries

BMC Health Services Research201313:266

Received: 16 August 2012

Accepted: 27 June 2013

Published: 9 July 2013

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Original Submission
16 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anita Kotwani
15 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Ho
8 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marit B. Veierød
17 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Yoonjoung Choi
Resubmission - Version 2
17 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
9 Jul 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-266

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Authors’ Affiliations

Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, US Agency for International Development
MEASURE DHS, ICF International