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A case study on building capacity to improve clinical mentoring and maternal child health in rural Tanzania: the path to implementation

  • Melissa T. Ojemeni1Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • Paulomi Niles1,
  • Salum Mfaume2,
  • Ntuli A. Kapologwe2,
  • Linda Deng3,
  • Renae Stafford3,
  • Marie Jose Voeten4,
  • Kokusiima Theonestina4,
  • Wendy Budin5,
  • Nok Chhun6 and
  • Allison Squires1
BMC NursingBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201716:57

Received: 2 March 2017

Accepted: 6 September 2017

Published: 26 September 2017

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Original Submission
2 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
25 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Virginia Plummer
27 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alvisa Palese
10 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Melissa Ojemeni
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12912-017-0252-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, USA
Shinyanga Regional Referral Hospital, Shinyanga, Tanzania
Touch Foundation, Mwanza, Tanzania
Sengerema Designated District Hospital, Sengerema, Tanzania
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA
Yale University, New Haven, USA