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Understanding the implementation of maternity waiting homes in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative thematic synthesis

  • Loveday Penn-Kekana1, 2,
  • Shreya Pereira3,
  • Julia Hussein4Email author,
  • Hannah Bontogon5,
  • Matthew Chersich6,
  • Stephen Munjanja7 and
  • Anayda Portela5
BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:269

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1444-z

Received: 28 April 2016

Accepted: 4 August 2017

Published: 31 August 2017

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Original Submission
28 Apr 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karlijn Massar
25 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jody R. Lori
11 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Loveday Penn-Kekana
Resubmission - Version 2
11 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karlijn Massar
27 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Loveday Penn-Kekana
Resubmission - Version 3
27 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Loveday Penn-Kekana
Resubmission - Version 4
18 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
4 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
31 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12884-017-1444-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Centre for Health Policy/MRC Health Policy Research Group, Johannesburg, South Africa
(2)
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
(3)
Department of Global Health and Development, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
(4)
Immpact, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
(5)
Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
(6)
Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
(7)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe

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