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Participants’ perceptions of a knowledge-brokering strategy to facilitate evidence-informed policy-making in Fiji

  • Gade Waqa1Email author,
  • Helen Mavoa2,
  • Wendy Snowdon1, 2,
  • Marj Moodie2, 3,
  • Rigieta Nadakuitavuki4,
  • Marita Mc Cabe5 and
  • Boyd Swinburn2, 6
BMC Public Health201313:725

Received: 12 March 2013

Accepted: 5 August 2013

Published: 7 August 2013

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Original Submission
12 Mar 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sarah Hill
15 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - John Mooney
28 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Gade Waqa
Resubmission - Version 2
28 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - John Mooney
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Aug 2013 Editorially accepted
7 Aug 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-725

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Authors’ Affiliations

Pacific Research Centre for the Prevention of Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases (C-POND), Fiji School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University
Deakin Health Economics, Deakin University
Ministry of Health
School of Psychology, Deakin University
School of Population Health, University of Auckland