About the Authors

Colin D. Mathers


Affiliation Information, Evidence and Research Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Majid Ezzati

Affiliation Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard University Initiative for Global Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alan D. Lopez

Affiliation School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: AL CM ME. Wrote the paper: AL CM ME.