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Paediatric referrals in rural Tanzania: the Kilombero District Study – a case series

  • Fidel Font1, 2, 4Email author,
  • Llorens Quinto1,
  • Honoraty Masanja2,
  • Rose Nathan2,
  • Carlos Ascaso1,
  • Clara Menendez1,
  • Marcel Tanner3,
  • Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg2, 3 and
  • Pedro Alonso1
BMC International Health and Human Rights20022:4

Received: 6 December 2001

Accepted: 30 April 2002

Published: 30 April 2002

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Original Submission
6 Dec 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Dec 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robert Moy
28 Jan 2002 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jahura Hossain
7 Mar 2002 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Garner
15 Mar 2002 Author responded Author comments - Fidel Font Sierra
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Mar 2002 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Apr 2002 Editorially accepted
30 Apr 2002 Article published 10.1186/1472-698X-2-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Unidad de Epidemiologia y Bioestadistica, Hospital Clinic i Provincial
Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre
Swiss Tropical Institute
International Federation of Red Cross