About the Authors

Laurens M. Niëns, Ellen Van de Poel, Werner B. F. Brouwer
Institute for Medical Technology Assessment and Institute for Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Alexandra Cameron, Richard Laing
Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Margaret Ewen
Health Action International Global, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

niens@bmg.eur.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: LMN AC EvdP ME WBFB RL. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: LMN AC EvdP ME WBFB RL. Designed the experiments/the study: LMN AC WBFB RL. Analyzed the data: LMN AC ME. Collected data/did experiments for the study: LMN. Wrote the first draft of the paper: LMN. Contributed to the writing of the paper: LMN AC EvdP ME WBFB RL.