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Research Article

Task Shifting for Scale-up of HIV Care: Evaluation of Nurse-Centered Antiretroviral Treatment at Rural Health Centers in Rwanda

  • Fabienne Shumbusho mail,

    Fabiennes@fhirw.org

    Affiliation: Family Health International, Kigali, Rwanda

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  • Johan van Griensven,

    Affiliation: Family Health International, Kigali, Rwanda

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  • David Lowrance,

    Affiliation: TRACPlus - Center for Infectious Disease Control, Kigali, Rwanda

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  • Innocent Turate,

    Affiliation: Family Health International, Kigali, Rwanda

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  • Mark A. Weaver,

    Affiliation: Family Health International, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jessica Price,

    Affiliation: Family Health International, Kigali, Rwanda

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  • Agnes Binagwaho

    Affiliation: Rwanda National AIDS Control Commission, Kigali, Rwanda

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  • Published: October 13, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000163

About the Authors

Fabienne Shumbusho, Johan van Griensven, Innocent Turate, Jessica Price
Family Health International, Kigali, Rwanda
David Lowrance
TRACPlus - Center for Infectious Disease Control, Kigali, Rwanda
Mark A. Weaver
Family Health International, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Agnes Binagwaho
Rwanda National AIDS Control Commission, Kigali, Rwanda

Corresponding Author

Email: Fabiennes@fhirw.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: FS JVG DL IT MAW JP AB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: FS JVG DL IT MAW JP AB. Designed the experiments/the study: FS JVG DL JP. Analyzed the data: JVG DL MAW. Collected data/did experiments for the study: FS JVG DL IT. Wrote the first draft of the paper: FS JVG. Contributed to the writing of the paper: FS JVG DL IT MAW JP AB.