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Identifying and characterising health policy and system-relevant documents in Uganda: a scoping review to develop a framework for the development of a one-stop shop

  • Boniface Mutatina1Email author,
  • Robert Basaza1, 2,
  • Ekwaro Obuku1, 5,
  • John N. Lavis3, 4 and
  • Nelson Sewankambo1
Contributed equally
Health Research Policy and Systems201715:7

Received: 7 December 2016

Accepted: 16 January 2017

Published: 6 February 2017

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7 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kathryn Oliver
Resubmission - Version 2
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16 Jan 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12961-017-0170-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
International Health Sciences University
McMaster Health Forum, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Department of Political Science, McMaster University
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine