Under the aegis of Assistant Director General, Oleg Chestnov, the following people wrote and produced this report.
Oﬃ ce of the Director General (advice and guidance) Anarﬁ Asamoa-Baah, Deputy Director General, Chris Dye,
Lead author Shanthi Mendis. Chapter leads Tim Armstrong, Douglas Bettcher, Francesco Branca, Jeremy Lauer,
Cecile Mace, Shanthi Mendis, Vladimir Poznyak, Leanne Riley, Vera Da Costa E Silva, Gretchen Stevens
Project manager Kwok Cho Tang
WHO sta in Geneva and Lyon Yulia Bakonina, Freddie Bray, Nick Banatvala, Melanie Bertram, Peter Beyer, Monika
Bloessner, Alison A’Isha Commar, Edouard Tursan D’Espaignet, Mercedes De Onis, Alexandra Fleischmann, Silvia
Franceschi, Etienne Krug, Chizuru Nishida, Colin Mathers, Bente Mikkelsen, Armando Peruga, Dag Rekve, Jane
Robertsen, Gojka Roglic, Yasuyuki Sahara, Ruitai Shao, Andreas Ullrich, Meindert Van Hilten, Temo Waqanivalu,
Christopher P Wild
WHO sta in regional and country oﬃ ces
Regional Directors: African Region-Luis Sambo, Region of the Americas-Carissa Etienne, Eastern Mediterranean
Region- Ala Alwan, European Region- Jakab Zsuzsanna, South-East Asia Region-Poonam Singh, Western Paciﬁ c
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Mantingh, Hai-Rim Shin, Susan Mercado, Steven Shongwe, Slim Slama, Elena Tsoyi, Cherian Varghese
External reviewers and others
George Alleyne, Robert Beaglegole, David Bramley, Joy Carrington, Rajiv Chowdhury, Michael Engelgau, Majid Ezzati,
Charlie Foster, Oscar Franco, Valentin Fuster, Gerald Gartlehner, Danaei Goodarz, Vilius Grabauskas, Ian Graham,
Murad Hassan, John Harold, Corinna Hawkes, Carl Heneghan, Konstantin Kotenko, Liming Li, Alan Lopez, Gabriel
Masset, Jean Claude Mbanya, George Mensah, Rob Moodie, Venkat Narayan, Sania Nishtar, Srinath Reddy, Jurgen
Rehm, Mike Rayner, Peter Scarborough, Yackoob Seedat, Surendra Shastri, Priya Shetty, Sidney Smith, Isolde Sommer,
Laurence Sperling, David Stuckler, Doug Webb, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, David Wood, Qiao Youlin, Salim Yusuf
Administrative support Fabienne Besson, Maritha Osekre-Amey, Joel Tarel, Roelof Wuite
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Norway and the Russian Federation
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