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Research Article

Retention in Care and Outpatient Costs for Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Zambia: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis

  • Callie A. Scott mail,

    callie@bu.edu

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Hari Iyer,

    Affiliation: Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Deophine Lembela Bwalya,

    Affiliation: Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Kelly McCoy,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Gesine Meyer-Rath,

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Wits Health Consortium, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Crispin Moyo,

    Affiliation: Zambian Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Carolyn Bolton-Moore,

    Affiliations: Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

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  • Bruce Larson,

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sydney Rosen

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Wits Health Consortium, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Published: June 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067910

About the Authors

Callie A. Scott, Kelly McCoy, Gesine Meyer-Rath, Bruce Larson, Sydney Rosen
Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Callie A. Scott, Hari Iyer, Deophine Lembela Bwalya
Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development, Lusaka, Zambia
Gesine Meyer-Rath, Sydney Rosen
Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Wits Health Consortium, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Crispin Moyo
Zambian Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
Carolyn Bolton-Moore
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Carolyn Bolton-Moore
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Bruce Larson
Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: callie@bu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: CAS HI DB KM. Wrote the paper: CAS SR. Assisted with interpretation of data: CAS HI DLB KM GMR CM CBM BL SR. Reviewed and revised the manuscript: HI DLB KM GMR CM CBM BL.