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Obstetric fistulae in southern Mozambique: incidence, obstetric characteristics and treatment

Reproductive Health201714:147

Received: 27 July 2017

Accepted: 31 October 2017

Published: 10 November 2017

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Original Submission
27 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Cheru Tesema
23 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Muhammad Bilal Siddiqui
13 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sibone Mocumbi
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
10 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12978-017-0408-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Maputo, Mozambique
Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça (CISM), Manhiça, Mozambique
Global Women’s Health, King’s College, London, UK
University College London, Institute for Global Health, London, UK
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, UEM, Maputo, Mozambique
Department of Physiological Science, Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, UEM, Maputo, Mozambique