Funding for this research was provided by:
UCSF; Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery–Dubai. (027562-746845-0201 from the Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery–Dubai.)
Received: 31 March 2019
Accepted: 24 January 2020
First Online: 5 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Both the Nepal Health Research Council (Reg.no 204/2016) and University of California, San Francisco (Reference # 171608) institutional review boards gave ethical approval for this study. Both IRBs waived need for individual patient consent given that the intervention was implementation of an evidence-based intervention (the Collaborative Care Model for mental health) and presented no more than minimal risk of harm to subjects and involved no procedures for which written consent is normally required outside of the research context.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.