About the Authors

João R. N. Vissoci

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America, Division of Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America, Division of Global Neurosurgery and Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America, Graduate program in Health Sciences, State University of Maringá, Maringá, PR, Brazil

Cecilia T. Ong

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America

Luciano de Andrade

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Graduate program in Health Sciences, State University of Maringá, Maringá, PR, Brazil

Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Federal University of Minas Gerais, School of Economics, Center of Post-Graduate and Research in Administration, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Nubia Cristina da Silva

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Federal University of Minas Gerais, Faculty of Economics, Observatory of Human Resources in Health, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Dan Poenaru

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, The Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada

Emily R. Smith

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America, Robbins College of Health and Human Services, Baylor University, Waco, TX, United States of America

Henry E. Rice

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Project administration, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

rice0017@mc.duke.edu

Affiliations Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States of America

on behalf of the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery

The complete author list for the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery can be found in the acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.