About the Authors

Fasil Tekola

F.Tekola@bsms.ac.uk; fasiltekola@yahoo.com

Affiliations School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex, United Kingdom, Centre for Research on Genomics and Global Health,National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, United States of America

Susan J. Bull

Affiliation The Ethox Centre, Division of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Bobbie Farsides

Affiliation Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex, United Kingdom

Melanie J. Newport

Affiliation Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, Sussex, United Kingdom

Adebowale Adeyemo

Affiliation Centre for Research on Genomics and Global Health,National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, United States of America

Charles N. Rotimi

Affiliation Centre for Research on Genomics and Global Health,National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, United States of America

Gail Davey

Affiliation School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FT SJB BF MJN AA CNR GD. Performed the experiments: FT. Analyzed the data: FT SJB BF MJN AA CNR GD. Wrote the paper: FT SJB. Revised the paper for substantial intellectual content: SJB BF MJN AA CNR GD. Developed the study instruments: SJB BF. Interpreted data: SJB GC.