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Patient and health system delay among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Beira city, Mozambique

  • Abuchahama Saifodine1Email author,
  • Paula Samo Gudo2,
  • Mohsin Sidat1 and
  • James Black3
BMC Public Health201313:559

Received: 4 November 2012

Accepted: 3 June 2013

Published: 7 June 2013

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Original Submission
4 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mauro Sanchez
17 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marina Maior
20 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Abuchahama Saifodine
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Jun 2013 Editorially accepted
7 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-559

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Authors’ Affiliations

Community Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
National TB Control Programme, Maputo, Mozambique
Nossal Institute for Global Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia