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The BCG World Atlas: A Database of Global BCG Vaccination Policies and Practices

  • Alice Zwerling,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Respiratory Epidemiology & Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Canada

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  • Marcel A. Behr,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada

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  • Aman Verma,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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  • Timothy F. Brewer,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Global Health Programs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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  • Dick Menzies,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Respiratory Epidemiology & Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Canada, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada

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  • Madhukar Pai mail

    madhukar.pai@mcgill.ca

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Respiratory Epidemiology & Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Canada

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  • Published: March 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001012

About the Authors

Alice Zwerling, Marcel A. Behr, Aman Verma, Timothy F. Brewer, Dick Menzies, Madhukar Pai
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Alice Zwerling, Dick Menzies, Madhukar Pai
Respiratory Epidemiology & Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Canada
Marcel A. Behr, Dick Menzies
Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
Timothy F. Brewer
Global Health Programs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: madhukar.pai@mcgill.ca

Competing Interests

No financial conflicts. Madhukar Pai serves as an external consultant for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). BMGF had no involvement in this manuscript. Madhukar Pai is a member of the PLoS Medicine Editorial Board.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the paper: AZ MB MP. Contributed to the writing of the paper: AZ MB AV TB DM MP. ICMJE criteria for authorship met: AZ MB AV TB DM MP. Agree with results and conclusions: AZ MB AV TB DM MP. Built and programmed the Web site: AV. Provided supervision: MB DM MP.