Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania.

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Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania. / Samuelsen, Helle; Tersbøl, Britt Pinkowski; Mbuyita, Selemani Said.

In: B M C Health Services Research, Vol. 13, No. 67, 2013, p. 1-10.

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Samuelsen, H, Tersbøl, BP & Mbuyita, SS 2013, 'Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania.', B M C Health Services Research, vol. 13, no. 67, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-67

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Samuelsen, H., Tersbøl, B. P., & Mbuyita, S. S. (2013). Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania. B M C Health Services Research, 13(67), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-67

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Samuelsen H, Tersbøl BP, Mbuyita SS. Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania. B M C Health Services Research. 2013;13(67):1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-67

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Samuelsen, Helle ; Tersbøl, Britt Pinkowski ; Mbuyita, Selemani Said. / Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania. In: B M C Health Services Research. 2013 ; Vol. 13, No. 67. pp. 1-10.

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