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Microbicides Development Programme: Engaging the community in the standard of care debate in a vaginal microbicide trial in Mwanza, Tanzania

  • Andrew Vallely1, 2Email author,
  • Charles Shagi2,
  • Shelley Lees1, 3,
  • Katherine Shapiro4,
  • Joseph Masanja2,
  • Lawi Nikolau5,
  • Johari Kazimoto6,
  • Selephina Soteli2,
  • Claire Moffat1, 2,
  • John Changalucha3,
  • Sheena McCormack7 and
  • Richard J Hayes1
BMC Medical Ethics200910:17

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6939-10-17

Received: 18 July 2009

Accepted: 9 October 2009

Published: 9 October 2009

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Original Submission
18 Jul 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Aug 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gita Ramjee
10 Sep 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Moench
22 Sep 2009 Author responded Author comments - Andrew Vallely
Resubmission - Version 3
22 Sep 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Sep 2009 Author responded Author comments - Andrew Vallely
Resubmission - Version 4
30 Sep 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
5 Oct 2009 Author responded Author comments - Andrew Vallely
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5 Oct 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 6
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9 Oct 2009 Editorially accepted
9 Oct 2009 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-10-17

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
(2)
African Medical and Research Foundation
(3)
National Institute for Medical Research
(4)
Consultant, Global Campaign for Microbicides/PATH
(5)
Stakeholders Advisory Group, Microbicides Development Programme
(6)
Community Advisory Committee, Microbicides Development Programme
(7)
Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit

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