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Lack of effective communication between communities and hospitals in Uganda: a qualitative exploration of missing links

  • Elizeus Rutebemberwa1Email author,
  • Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho1,
  • Olico Okui1,
  • Damien Walker2,
  • Aloysius Mutebi1 and
  • George Pariyo1
BMC Health Services Research20099:146

Received: 31 May 2009

Accepted: 12 August 2009

Published: 12 August 2009

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Original Submission
31 May 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Jul 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Leonard Mboera
13 Jul 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Godfrey Mubyazi
8 Aug 2009 Author responded Author comments - Elizeus Rutebemberwa
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Aug 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Aug 2009 Editorially accepted
12 Aug 2009 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-9-146

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health