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Structural analysis of health-relevant policy-making information exchange networks in Canada

  • Damien Contandriopoulos1,
  • François Benoît2,
  • Denise Bryant-Lukosius3,
  • Annie Carrier4,
  • Nancy Carter3,
  • Raisa Deber5,
  • Arnaud Duhoux1,
  • Trisha Greenhalgh6,
  • Catherine Larouche7,
  • Bernard-Simon Leclerc8,
  • Adrian Levy9,
  • Ruth Martin-Misener10,
  • Katerina Maximova11,
  • Kimberlyn McGrail12,
  • Candace Nykiforuk11,
  • Noralou Roos13,
  • Robert Schwartz14,
  • Thomas W. Valente15,
  • Sabrina Wong12,
  • Evert Lindquist16,
  • Carolyn Pullen17,
  • Anne Lardeux1 and
  • Melanie Perroux1Email authorView ORCID ID profile
Implementation Science201712:116

Received: 25 July 2017

Accepted: 31 August 2017

Published: 20 September 2017

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25 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
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30 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
20 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13012-017-0642-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculté des Sciences Infirmières, Université de Montréal
National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP)
School of Nursing 3H48C, McMaster University
École de réadaptation, Université Sherbrooke
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Department of Anthropology, Mcgill University
InterActions, centre de recherche et de partage des savoirs
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Centre for Clinical Research, Dalhousie University
School of Nursing, Dalhousie University
School of Public Health, 3-300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta
UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Vancouver Campus
Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Southern California
School of Public Administration, University of Victoria
Canadian Nurses Association