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Erratum to: The value of informal care in the context of option B+ in Malawi: a contingent valuation approach

  • Levison Stanely Chiwaula1Email author,
  • Gowokani Chijere Chirwa1,
  • Fabian Cataldo2,
  • Atupele Kapito-Tembo3,
  • Mina C. Hosseinipour4,
  • Monique van Lettow2,
  • Hannock Tweya5,
  • Virginia Kayoyo4,
  • Blessings Khangamwa-Kaunda3,
  • Florence Kasende2,
  • Clement Trapence5,
  • Salem Gugsa5,
  • Nora E. Rosenberg4,
  • Michael Eliya6,
  • Sam Phiri5 and
  • For PURE Malawi Consortium
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:191

Received: 1 March 2017

Accepted: 1 March 2017

Published: 10 March 2017

The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2016 16:136


After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that author Fabian Cataldo was incorrectly included as Fabian Caltado. The correct spelling of the name is included in the author list of this erratum.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Economics, University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
University of North Carolina Project, Lilongwe, Malawi
Lighthouse Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
Department of HIV/AIDS, Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi


  1. Chiwaula LS et al. The value of informal care in the context of option B+ in Malawi: a contingent valuation approach. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16:136. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1381-y.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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