Table 3

Final set of papers including how they were obtained and the number of core services specified
Author/s and year How located Number of core services specified
Asuzu & Ogundeji [6] Snowballed 10
APHCRI [7] Snowballed 5
Bartlett & Boffa [8] Electronic black database 4
Bobadilla et al. [9] Snowballed 11
Brener et al. [10] Electronic black database 42
CRH [11] Key Informant 23
Farrow et al. [12] Electronic black database 31 (in 3 clusters)
AH&MRC [13] Electronic black database 101 (in 8 clusters)
OATSIH [14] Electronic black database 4
Lyle & Kerr [15] Key Informant 12
McDonald [16] Electronic black database 16
NACCHO [17] Snowballed 101 (in 8 clusters)
NATSIHC [18] Electronic black database 6
Scrimgeour [19] Key Informant 4 (Canada),
6 (Australia)
Scrimgeour [20] Key Informant 4 (Health Transfer Policy Canada)
14 (Montreal Lake Canada)
6 (Prince Albert Grand Council Transfer Agreement)
Tilton & Thomas [21] Key Informant 25
WACHS [22] Key Informant 11
World Bank [23] Snowballed 11
WHO [24] Snowballed 8

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