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Grand Challenges: Integrating Maternal Mental Health into Maternal and Child Health Programmes

  • Atif Rahman mail,

    Atif.Rahman@liverpool.ac.uk

    Affiliation: University of Liverpool, Institute of Psychology, Health & Society, Child Mental Health Unit, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Mulberry House, Eaton Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Pamela J. Surkan,

    Affiliation: Social and Behavioral Interventions Programme, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Claudina E. Cayetano,

    Affiliation: Mental Health Programme, Ministry of Health, Belmopan, Belize

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  • Patrick Rwagatare,

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health, University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Nyarugenge District, Rwanda

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  • Kim E. Dickson

    Affiliation: Health Section, UNICEF, United Nations Plaza, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: May 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001442
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Atif Rahman
University of Liverpool, Institute of Psychology, Health & Society, Child Mental Health Unit, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Mulberry House, Eaton Road, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Pamela J. Surkan
Social and Behavioral Interventions Programme, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Claudina E. Cayetano
Mental Health Programme, Ministry of Health, Belmopan, Belize
Patrick Rwagatare
Department of Mental Health, University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Nyarugenge District, Rwanda
Kim E. Dickson
Health Section, UNICEF, United Nations Plaza, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Atif.Rahman@liverpool.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: AR. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AR PJS CEC PR KED. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AR PJS CEC PR KED. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: AR PJS CEC PR KED.