About the Authors

Robin J. Lake

rob.lake@esr.cri.nz

Affiliation Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Christchurch, New Zealand

Brecht Devleesschauwer

Affiliations Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Public Health, Université catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States of America

George Nasinyama

Affiliation Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Arie H. Havelaar

Affiliation Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States of America

Tanja Kuchenmüller

Affiliation Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

Juanita A. Haagsma

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Helen H. Jensen

Affiliation Iowa State University, Ames, United States of America

Nasreen Jessani

Affiliation Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, United States of America

Charline Maertens de Noordhout

Affiliation Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Public Health, Université catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium

Frederick J. Angulo

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America

John E. Ehiri

Affiliation Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, United States of America

Lindita Molla

Affiliation Institute of Public Health, Health & Environment Department, Food Safety & Nutrition Section, Tirana, Albania

Friday Agaba

Affiliation National Drug Authority, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda

Suchunya Aungkulanon

Affiliation International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Yuko Kumagai

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Medical Science, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Niko Speybroeck

Affiliation Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Public Health, Université catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RL BD GN AH TK JH HJ NJ CM JE NS. Wrote the paper: RL BD GN AH TK JH NS HJ NJ CM FJA JE LM FA SA YK. Agreed with manuscript and conclusions: RL BD GN AH TK JH HJ NJ CM FJA JE LM NS FA SA YK. Led country studies: LM FA SA YK.