About the Authors

Lukoye Atwoli

Affiliation Editor in chief, East African Medical Journal, Nairobi, Kenya

Abdullah H. Baqui

Affiliation Editor in chief, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Thomas Benfield

Affiliation Editor in chief, Danish Medical Journal, Copenhagen, Denmark

Raffaella Bosurgi

Affiliation Editor in chief, PLOS Medicine, San Francisco, California, United States of America and Cambridge, United Kingdom

Fiona Godlee

Affiliation Editor in chief, The BMJ, London, United Kingdom

Stephen Hancocks

Affiliation Editor in chief, British Dental Journal, London, United Kingdom

Richard Horton

Affiliation Editor in chief, The Lancet, London, United Kingdom

Laurie Laybourn-Langton

laurie.laybourn@ukhealthalliance.org

Affiliation Senior adviser, UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, London, United Kingdom

Carlos Augusto Monteiro

Affiliation Editor in chief, Revista de Saúde Pública, São Paulo, Brazil

Ian Norman

Affiliation Editor in chief, International Journal of Nursing Studies, London, United Kingdom

Kirsten Patrick

Affiliation Interim Editor in chief, CMAJ, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Nigel Praities

Affiliation Executive editor, Pharmaceutical Journal, London, United Kingdom

Marcel GM Olde Rikkert

Affiliation Editor in chief, Dutch Journal of Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Eric J. Rubin

Affiliation Editor in chief, NEJM, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Peush Sahni

Affiliation Editor in chief, National Medical Journal of India, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Richard Smith

Affiliation Chair, UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, London, United Kingdom

Nick Talley

Affiliation Editor in chief, Medical Journal of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sue Turale

Affiliation Editor in chief, International Nursing Review, Geneva, Switzerland

Damián Vázquez

Affiliation Editor in chief, Pan American Journal of Public Health, Washington, DC, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: FG serves on the executive committee for the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change and is a Trustee of the Eden Project. RS is the chair of Patients Know Best, has stock in UnitedHealth Group, has done consultancy work for Oxford Pharmagenesis, and is chair of the Lancet Commission of the Value of Death.