About the Authors

Hege L. Ersdal

hege.ersdal@safer.net

Affiliation Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway

Nalini Singhal

Affiliation Division of Neonatology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Georgina Msemo

Affiliation Reproductive and Child Health Services, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ashish KC

Affiliations Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Health Section, UNICEF, Kathmandu, Nepal

Santorino Data

Affiliation Pediatrics and Child Health, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda

Nester T. Moyo

Affiliation International Confederation of Midwives, Harare, Zimbabwe

Cherrie L. Evans

Affiliation Jhpiego, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jeffrey Smith

Affiliation Jhpiego, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jeffrey M. Perlman

Affiliation Division of Newborn Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

Susan Niermeyer

Affiliation Section of Neonatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

on behalf of the participants in the Utstein consensus process: How to implement successful Helping Babies Survive and Helping Mothers Survive programs

Membership of the participants in the Utstein consensus process is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: HLE NS SN. Data curation: HLE NS GM AKC SD NTM CLE JS JMP SN. Formal analysis: HLE NS SN. Investigation: HLE NS GM AKC SD NTM CLE JS JMP SN. Methodology: HLE NS SN. Project administration: HLE. Visualization: HLE NS SN. Writing – original draft: HLE. Writing – review & editing: HLE SN GM AKC SD NTM CLE JS JMP SN.