About the Authors

Joseph J. Amon

amonj@hrw.org

Affiliations Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, New York, New York, United States of America, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Stefan D. Baral

Affiliations Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Chris Beyrer

Affiliations Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Nancy Kass

Affiliations Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

CB is a member of the PLOS Medicine Editorial Board. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JJA. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: JJA SDB CB NK. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JJA SDB CB NK. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: JJA SDB CB NK.