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Theories, models and frameworks used in capacity building interventions relevant to public health: a systematic review

BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:914

Received: 11 August 2017

Accepted: 15 November 2017

Published: 28 November 2017

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Original Submission
11 Aug 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Dennis Massey
24 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paul Freeman
1 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gregory Heath
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4919-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Canada
School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada