About the Authors
Forum on Global Governance for Health, Harvard Global Health Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
IS Academy HIV/AIDS, School for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
SM is a member of the Board of Directors of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders-USA and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative-North America. ETH was the executive director of the Medicines Patent Pool from November 2010 until 1 May 2012. SM has been a consultant to the Medicines Patent Pool. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
manuscript: SM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SM ETH JB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SM ETH JB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SM ETH JB.