About the Authors

Upendra Bhojani

upendra@iphindia.org

Affiliations Institute of Public Health, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Narayanan Devedasan

Affiliation Institute of Public Health, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Arima Mishra

Affiliation Health, Nutrition and Development Initiative, Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India

Stefaan De Henauw

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Patrick Kolsteren

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Bart Criel

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: UB ND AM SDH PK BC. Performed the experiments: UB. Analyzed the data: UB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: UB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: UB. Reviewed and made comments for important revisions in the draft manuscript: ND AM SDH PK BC.