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Packages of Care for Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

  • Vikram Patel,

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Sangath, Alto-Porvorim, Goa, India

  • Gregory Simon,

    Affiliation: Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

  • Neerja Chowdhary mail,

    Affiliation: Sangath, Alto-Porvorim, Goa, India

  • Sylvia Kaaya,

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

  • Ricardo Araya

    Affiliation: Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • Published: October 06, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000159

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