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

  • Atif Rahman mail,

    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

  • 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

  • Claudina E. Cayetano,

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

  • Patrick Rwagatare,

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

  • Kim E. Dickson

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

  • Published: May 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001442
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