About the Authors
- Samantha R. Lattof, Ana Langer
- Maternal Health Task Force, Women and Health Initiative, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Mary Nell Wegner
- Independent Consultant, Maternal Health Task Force, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (SL)
SL, AL, and MNW declare that no competing interests exist. The Maternal Health Task Force is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The PLoS Medicine editors' individual competing interests are at http://www.plosmedicine.org/static/editorsInterests.action. PLoS is funded partly through manuscript publication charges, but the PLoS Medicine Editors are paid a fixed salary (their salary is not linked to the number of papers published in the journal).
Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SRL JC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SRL MNW AL JC VB SJ MN PS EV. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SRL MNW AL JC VB SJ MN PS EV.