About the Authors

Ver Luanni Bilano

Affiliation Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Erika Ota

e-i@umin.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Health Policy, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

Togoobaatar Ganchimeg

Affiliation Department of Health Policy, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

Rintaro Mori

Affiliation Department of Health Policy, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

João Paulo Souza

Affiliation Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EO RM JPS. Performed the experiments: RM JPS. Analyzed the data: VLB TG EO. Wrote the paper: EO TG RM JPS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: VLB. Read and met ICMJE criteria for authorship: VLB EO TG RM JPS. Agreed with manuscript results and conclusions: VLB EO TG RM JPS.