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Rapid Scale-Up of Antiretroviral Treatment in Ethiopia: Successes and System-Wide Effects

  • Yibeltal Assefa mail,

    yibeltalassefa343@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Health Programs Department, National HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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  • Degu Jerene,

    Affiliation: Health Programs Department, National HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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  • Sileshi Lulseged,

    Affiliation: International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Gorik Ooms,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Wim Van Damme

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Published: April 28, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000056

About the Authors

Yibeltal Assefa, Degu Jerene
Health Programs Department, National HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Sileshi Lulseged
International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
Gorik Ooms, Wim Van Damme
Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: yibeltalassefa343@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: YA DJ SL GO WVD. Wrote the first draft of the paper: YA. Contributed to the writing of the paper: YA DJ SL GO WVD. Commented on the first and subsequent drafts: DJ. Approved the final version: DJ. Reviewed many successive drafts of the paper in depth: WVD.