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Meeting the needs of women who use drugs and alcohol in North-east India – a challenge for HIV prevention services

  • Michelle Kermode1Email author,
  • Chinzaning Hangzo Songput2,
  • Collins Z Sono2,
  • Temjen Nungsang Jamir2 and
  • Alex Devine1
BMC Public Health201212:825

Received: 1 June 2012

Accepted: 24 September 2012

Published: 26 September 2012

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Original Submission
1 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thespina Yamanis
23 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Michelle Kermode
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
26 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-825

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Authors’ Affiliations

Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne
Project ORCHID, CBCNEI Mission Compound