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The HIV Care Cascade from HIV diagnosis to viral suppression in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis protocol

Systematic Reviews20176:172

Received: 7 February 2017

Accepted: 10 August 2017

Published: 25 August 2017

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Original Submission
7 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
25 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Olalekan Uthman
19 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ben Verboom
10 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Aysel Gueler
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ben Verboom
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
10 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
25 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0562-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Population Studies Group, Dept of Population Health, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Measurement & Surveillance of HIV Epidemics Consortium, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER), School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa