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BMC Medical Education201313:24

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6920-13-24

Received: 25 September 2012

Accepted: 7 February 2013

Published: 13 February 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
25 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Simon Watmough
25 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elke Birgit Ochsmann
2 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Fatima Abadel
Resubmission - Version 3
2 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elke Birgit Ochsmann
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
7 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
13 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6920-13-24

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article.. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

Community Medicine and Public Health Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Aden