About the Authors

Victoria K. Ngo


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

Adolfo Rubinstein

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

Vijay Ganju

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

Pamela Kanellis

Affiliation Grand Challenges Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nasser Loza

Affiliation Behman Psychiatric Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Cristina Rabadan-Diehl

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

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

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.