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Grand Challenges: Integrating Mental Health Care into the Non-Communicable Disease Agenda

  • Victoria K. Ngo mail,

    vngo@rand.org

    Affiliation: RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, United States of America

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  • Adolfo Rubinstein,

    Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Vijay Ganju,

    Affiliation: Behavioral Health Knowledge Management, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Pamela Kanellis,

    Affiliation: Grand Challenges Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Nasser Loza,

    Affiliation: Behman Psychiatric Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

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  • Cristina Rabadan-Diehl,

    Affiliation: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Abdallah S. Daar

    Affiliations: Grand Challenges Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Dept. of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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  • Published: May 14, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001443
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Victoria K. Ngo
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Adolfo Rubinstein
Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Vijay Ganju
Behavioral Health Knowledge Management, Austin, Texas, United States of America
Pamela Kanellis, Abdallah S. Daar
Grand Challenges Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nasser Loza
Behman Psychiatric Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
Cristina Rabadan-Diehl
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Abdallah S. Daar
Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Dept. of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Abdallah S. Daar
Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS), Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: vngo@rand.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: VKN AR. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: VKN AR VG PK NL CRD ASD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: VKN AR VG PK NL CRD ASD. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: VKN AR VG PK NL CRD ASD. Chaired the working group on Integrating NCDs and mental health at the April 2012 workshop: ASD.