About the Authors
- Maria Nilsson, Birgitta Evengård, Rainer Sauerborn, Peter Byass
- Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
- Rainer Sauerborn
- Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany
- Peter Byass
- MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
PB is a member of the PLoS Medicine Editorial Board. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exits.
Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MN BE RS PB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MN BE RS PB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: MN BE RS PB. Participated in the Durban COP17 meeting: MN BE RS.