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Open Peer Review Reports for: The SPARK Tool to prioritise questions for systematic reviews in health policy and systems research: development and initial validation

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Original Submission
25 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
7 May 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephen Hanney
30 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Wilson
9 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Elie Akl
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
4 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12961-017-0242-4

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Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article are available by contacting

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