About the Author
No competing interests: PA, MT. GB declares that he is Chair of MALVAC, Chair of USAID Malaria Vaccine Development Program Scientific Consultants Group, a member of the Board of Roll Back Malaria, and a member of the APMEN Advisory Board.
GB is the corresponding author on behalf of the malERA consultative group on Cross-Cutting Issues. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PLA, GB, MT. Participated in one or more discussion meetings resulting in the writing of this article: The malERA Consultative Group on Cross-Cutting Issues.