About the Authors

Mikkel Zahle Oestergaard, Mie Inoue, Wahyu Retno Mahanani, Fiona M. Gore, Colin Douglas Mathers
World Health Organization, Department of Health Statistics and Informatics, Geneva, Switzerland

Sachiyo Yoshida
World Health Organization, Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, Geneva, Switzerland

Simon Cousens
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Joy E. Lawn
Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children, Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

oestergaardm@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MZO MI SC JEL CDM. Performed the experiments: MZO MI SC JEL CDM. Analyzed the data: MZO MI SC JEL CDM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MZO MI SY WRM FMG SC JEL CDM. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MZO. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MZO MI SC JEL CDM WRM FMG SY. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MZO MI SY WRM FMG SC JEL CDM. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: MZO MI SY WRM FMG SC JEL CDM.