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Healthcare workers’ behaviors and personal determinants associated with providing adequate sexual and reproductive healthcare services in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:86

Received: 5 March 2016

Accepted: 1 March 2017

Published: 13 March 2017

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Original Submission
5 Mar 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephanie Marhefka
5 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Deborah Harrop
27 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kim Jonas
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kim Jonas
Resubmission - Version 3
25 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
1 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
13 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12884-017-1268-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Faculty of Heath, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Faculty of Community and Health Science, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation Unit, Cape Town, South Africa