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Mapping the knowledge and understanding of menarche, menstrual hygiene and menstrual health among adolescent girls in low- and middle-income countries

  • Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli1Email author and
  • Sheila Vipul Patel2
Contributed equally
Reproductive Health201714:30

Received: 17 November 2016

Accepted: 21 February 2017

Published: 1 March 2017

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Original Submission
17 Nov 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Namakau Angela Nyambe
9 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gabriela Píriz Etcheverry
24 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
1 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12978-017-0293-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva 27, Switzerland
Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA