About the Authors

Jan H. F. Remme, Jane F. K. Kengeya, Robert G. Ridley, Fabio Zicker
UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/World Health Organization Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, Geneva, Switzerland

Taghreed Adam, Abdul Ghaffar
The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, Geneva, Switzerland

Francisco Becerra-Posada
Council on Health Research for Development, Mexico City, Mexico

Catherine D'Arcangues, Michael T. Mbizvo
World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, Geneva, Switzerland

Michael Devlin
Council on Health Research for Development, Geneva, Switzerland

Charles Gardner, Anthony Mbewu
Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, Switzerland

Joachim Hombach
World Health Organization, Initiative for Vaccine Research, Geneva, Switzerland

Zafar Mirza
World Health Organization, Department of Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property, Geneva, Switzerland

Tikki Pang, Robert F. Terry
World Health Organization, Department of Research Policy and Cooperation, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

terryr@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. The views expressed here are those of the authors and not of the organization they represent.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RFT JHFR TA FBP CD MD CG AG JH JFKK AM MTM ZM TP RGR FZ. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: RFT JHFR TA FBP CD MD CG AG JH JFKK AM MTM ZM TP RGR FZ. Conceived and designed the experiments: RFT JHFR CD MD CG JH MTM TP RGR. Wrote the first draft: RFT JHFR FBP CD MD CG JH MTM TP RGR. Wrote the paper: RFT JHFR TA FBP CD MD CG AG JH JFKK MTM ZM TP RGR FZ. Developed original concept: JHFR CD MD CG JH MTM TP RGR RFT. Commented on drafts: TA FBP AG JFKK ZM FZ.