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Capacity development in health systems and policy research: a survey of the Canadian context

  • Agnes Grudniewicz1, 2Email author,
  • Lindsay Hedden3, 4,
  • Seija Kromm1,
  • Ruth Lavergne3,
  • Matthew Menear5,
  • Saskia Sivananthan3 and
  • for The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Student Working Group
Contributed equally
Health Research Policy and Systems201412:9

Received: 10 September 2013

Accepted: 20 January 2014

Published: 7 February 2014

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Original Submission
10 Sep 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Clémence Dallaire
18 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karl Blanchet
30 Dec 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Wilson
15 Jan 2014 Author responded Author comments - Agnes Grudniewicz
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Jan 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karl Blanchet
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 Jan 2014 Editorially accepted
7 Feb 2014 Article published 10.1186/1478-4505-12-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Vancouver, Canada
Canadian Health Human Resources Network, University of Ottawa – Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Canada
School of Public Health, Research Centre of the Centre Hospitalier de l’Universté de Montréal, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada