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General service and child immunization-specific readiness assessment of healthcare facilities in two selected divisions in Bangladesh

  • Md. Shajedur Rahman Shawon1, 2Email author,
  • Gourab Adhikary1,
  • Md. Wazed Ali1,
  • Md. Shamsuzzaman3,
  • Shahabuddin Ahmed1,
  • Nurul Alam1,
  • Katya A. Shackelford4,
  • Alexander Woldeab4,
  • Stephen S. Lim4,
  • Aubrey Levine4,
  • Emmanuela Gakidou4 and
  • Md. Jasim Uddin1Email author
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:39

Received: 5 December 2016

Accepted: 18 January 2018

Published: 25 January 2018

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Original Submission
5 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
24 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Samir Sodha
23 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ione Carvalho Pinto
19 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Md. Shajedur Rahman Shawon
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Jan 2018 Author responded Author comments - Md. Shajedur Rahman Shawon
Resubmission - Version 3
17 Jan 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
25 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12913-018-2858-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Expanded Programme on Immunisation, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Institute for Health Matrices and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington, Seattle, USA