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Table 4 Sample Search strategy (Embase)

From: A scoping review of non-communicable disease research capacity strengthening initiatives in low and middle-income countries

# Searches
1 exp Non-communicable disease /
2 limit 1 to (english language and yr = “2000–2017”)
3 exp research/
4 limit 3 to (english language and yr = “2000–2017”)
5 (capacity strengthening OR capacity building OR training).mp. [mp = title, abstract, heading word, drug trade name, original title, device manufacturer, drug manufacturer, device trade name, keyword, floating subheading word, candidate term word]
6 limit 5 to (english language and yr = “2000–2017”)
7 (low and middle-income countr*).mp. [mp = title, abstract, heading word, drug trade name, original title, device manufacturer, drug manufacturer, device trade name, keyword, floating subheading word, candidate term word]
8 limit 7 to (english language and yr = “2000–2017”)
9 developing countr*.mp.
10 limit 9 to (english language and yr = “2000–2017”)
11 8 or 10
12 2 and 4 and 6 and 11