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Grand Challenges: Improving HIV Treatment Outcomes by Integrating Interventions for Co-Morbid Mental Illness

  • Sylvia Kaaya mail,

    skaaya@gmail.com

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Eddy Eustache,

    Affiliation: Zanmi Lasante/Partners In Health, Central Plateau, Haiti

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  • Ilana Lapidos-Salaiz,

    Affiliation: United States Agency for International Development, Office of HIV/AIDS, Washington D.C., United States of America

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  • Seggane Musisi,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Christina Psaros,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Lawrence Wissow

    Affiliation: Center for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: May 21, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001447
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Sylvia Kaaya
School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Eddy Eustache
Zanmi Lasante/Partners In Health, Central Plateau, Haiti
Ilana Lapidos-Salaiz
United States Agency for International Development, Office of HIV/AIDS, Washington D.C., United States of America
Seggane Musisi
School of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Christina Psaros
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Lawrence Wissow
Center for Mental Health in Pediatric Primary Care, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: skaaya@gmail.com

Competing Interests

SM provides consultancy services at Mildmay Center (Uganda) for HIV care and for the Peter C Alderman Foundation (PCAF) for the care of Psycho-trauma victims. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SFK EE SM CP LW. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SFK EE IL SM CP LW. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SFK EE IL SM CP LW. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SFK EE IL SM CP LW.