About the Authors

Paul Farmer

paul_farmer@hms.harvard.edu

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Charles Patrick Almazor

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Emily T. Bahnsen

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Donna Barry

Affiliations Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Junior Bazile

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Barry R. Bloom

Affiliation Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Niranjan Bose

Affiliation Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Thomas Brewer

Affiliation Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Stephen B. Calderwood

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

John D. Clemens

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Alejandro Cravioto

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research (ICDDR,B), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Eddy Eustache

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Gregory Jérôme

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Neha Gupta

Affiliation Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jason B. Harris

Affiliations Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Howard H. Hiatt

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Cassia Holstein

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Peter J. Hotez

Affiliations American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Deerfield, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Louise C. Ivers

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Vanessa B. Kerry

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Serena P. Koenig

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Regina C. LaRocque

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Fernet Léandre

Affiliations Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Wesler Lambert

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Evan Lyon

Affiliation Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

John J. Mekalanos

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Joia S. Mukherjee

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Cate Oswald

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Jean-William Pape

Affiliations Center for Global Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America, GHESKIO Centre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Anany Gretchko Prosper

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Regina Rabinovich

Affiliation Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Maxi Raymonville

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Jean-Renold Réjouit

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Laurence J. Ronan

Affiliation Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Mark L. Rosenberg

Affiliation The Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America

Edward T. Ryan

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Tropical & Geographic Medicine Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Affiliation The Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

David A. Sack

Affiliation Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Claude Surena

Affiliation Haitian Medical Association, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Arjun A. Suri

Affiliation Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ralph Ternier

Affiliation Zanmi Lasante (Partners In Health), Cange, Haiti

Matthew K. Waldor

Affiliation Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and HHMI, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David Walton

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jonathan L. Weigel

Affiliations Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. The views and opinions contained in this paper reflect those of the authors alone and should in no way be construed to represent the official position of any organization or agency for which they work or to which they belong.