About the Authors

Abraham D. Flaxman

Affiliation Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nancy Fullman

Affiliation Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Mac W. Otten Jr

Affiliation Surveillance, Monitoring, and Evaluation, Global Malaria Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Manoj Menon

Affiliation Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Richard E. Cibulskis

Affiliation Surveillance, Monitoring, and Evaluation, Global Malaria Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Marie Ng

Affiliation Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Christopher J. L. Murray

Affiliation Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Stephen S. Lim

stevelim@u.washington.edu

Affiliation Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

MM is employed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is funded by the US President's Malaria Initiative.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ADF NF MWOJ MM REC MN CJM SSL. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ADF NF MWOJ MM REC MN CJM SSL. Designed the experiments/the study: ADF SSL. Analyzed the data: ADF NF MWOJ REC MN. Collected data/did experiments for the study: MWOJ MM REC. Wrote the first draft of the paper: SSL. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ADF MWOJ REC CJM.