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Premarital HIV testing in Malaysia: a qualitative exploratory study on the views of major stakeholders involved in HIV prevention

BMC International Health and Human RightsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:12

Received: 7 October 2016

Accepted: 4 May 2017

Published: 10 May 2017

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Original Submission
7 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marilou Gagnon
23 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sima Barmania
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 May 2017 Editorially accepted
10 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12914-017-0120-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

International Centre for Casemix and Clinical Coding, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health
Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Public Health, Kuwait University
University College London, Institute of Education