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Quality of antenatal care in Zambia: a national assessment

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201212:151

Received: 2 August 2012

Accepted: 5 December 2012

Published: 13 December 2012

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
2 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - MALONGA KAJ FRANCOISE
3 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bibha Simkhada
28 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Nicholas Kyei
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-12-151

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg
Department of Policy and Planning, Ministry of Health Headquarters
Public Health Division, 37 Military Hospital