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Informing the 2011 UN Session on Noncommunicable Diseases: Applying Lessons from the AIDS Response

  • Peter Lamptey,

    Affiliation: FHI 360, Public Health Programs, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Michael Merson,

    Affiliation: Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Peter Piot,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • K. Srinath Reddy,

    Affiliation: Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • Rebecca Dirks mail

    rdirks@fhi.org

    Affiliation: FHI 360, Program Sciences, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: September 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001086

About the Authors

Peter Lamptey
FHI 360, Public Health Programs, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
Michael Merson
Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Peter Piot
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
K. Srinath Reddy
Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
Rebecca Dirks
FHI 360, Program Sciences, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rdirks@fhi.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PL MM PP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PL RD. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PL MM PP RD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PL MM PP KSR RD. Agree with manuscript's results and conclusions: PL MM PP KSR RD.