About the Authors

Gerald T. Keusch
Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Wen L. Kilama
African Malaria Network Trust, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Suerie Moon, Nicole A. Szlezák
Sustainability Science Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Catherine M. Michaud
Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

keusch@bu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: GTK WLK SM NAS CMM. Wrote the first draft of the paper: GTK. Contributed to the writing of the paper: GTK WLK SM NAS CMM. Co-planned and organized the work on which this and the other papers in the global health system series are based: GTK. An original conceptualizer of the study, and co-PI on the grant supporting it: NAS. Involved in conceptualization and initial drafting of this paper, and provided input throughout the writing process: NAS.