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A systematic review of economic evaluations of interventions to tackle cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries

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BMC Public Health201212:2

Received: 4 July 2011

Accepted: 3 January 2012

Published: 3 January 2012

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Original Submission
4 Jul 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Jul 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David McDaid
22 Aug 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rachel Nugent
26 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Till Ansas Boluarte
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Jan 2012 Editorially accepted
3 Jan 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Norwich School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK
Department of Medicine, University of Witten/Herdecke, Faculty of Health, Witten, Germany
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA