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Applied statistical training to strengthen analysis and health research capacity in Rwanda

  • Dana R. Thomson1, 2Email author,
  • Muhammed Semakula3,
  • Lisa R. Hirschhorn2, 4,
  • Megan Murray2,
  • Vedaste Ndahindwa1,
  • Anatole Manzi1, 5,
  • Assumpta Mukabutera1,
  • Corine Karema3, 6, 7,
  • Jeanine Condo1 and
  • Bethany Hedt-Gauthier1, 2, 5
Health Research Policy and Systems201614:73

Received: 4 January 2016

Accepted: 7 September 2016

Published: 29 September 2016

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7 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
29 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12961-016-0144-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States of America
Ministry of Health, Rwanda Biomedical Center, Kigali, Rwanda
Ariadne Labs, Boston, United States of America
Partners in Health-Rwanda, Rwinkwavu, Rwanda
Quality and Equity Healthcare, Kigali, Rwanda
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland