The following article from The International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Determinants of Project Success among HIV/AIDS NGOs in Rakai, Uganda by Stevens Bechange published online in Wiley Online Library ( on 11 January 2010 and in volume 25, issue 3, pp. 215–230 (Bechange, 2010), has been retracted by agreement between the author, the journal Editor in Chief, Calum Paton, and Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The retraction has been agreed because of substantial unattributed overlap with previously published qualitative research methodology, findings, and ideas by Susan Walker (Walker, 2004).


Bechange S. 2010. Determinants of project success among HIV/AIDS nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Rakai, Uganda. Int J Health Plann Mgmt 25: 215–230. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.1025

Walker S. 2004. Strong voices, hopeful futures: enhancing leadership capacities for determining and sustaining health initiatives with young people in Uganda; final report.