Journal article

Global, regional, and national levels of neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

Haidong Wang, Chelsea A Liddell, Matthew M Coates, Meghan D Mooney, Carly E Levitz, Austin E Schumacher, Henry Apfel, Marissa Iannarone, Bryan Phillips, Katherine T Lofgren, Logan Sandar, Rob E Dorrington, Ivo Rakovac, Troy A Jacobs, Xiaofeng Liang, Maigeng Zhou, Jun Zhu, Gonghuan Yang, Yanping Wang, Shiwei Liu Show all

The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2014


Awarded by British Heart Foundation

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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the countless individuals who have contributed to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 in various capacities. We would also like to acknowledge the extensive support from all staff members at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and specifically thank:Michael F MacIntyre, Peter Speyer, and Summer Lockett Ohno for their management of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013; Rafael Lozano for his expert input on results; Peter Speyer, James Bullard, Serkan Yalcin, Edgar Sioson, Andrew Ernst, and Bill Britt for their tireless support of the computational infrastructure required to produce the results;Linda Ettinger for her expert administrative support; Peter Speyer, Abigail McLain, Eden Stork, Brent Bell, Noelle Nightingale, Jamie Hancock, Lyla E Medeiros, Rachel Woodbrook, Natalie Stephens, Elissa Thomas, Erica Leigh Nelson, Stephanie R Atkinson, and Matthew Israelson for their persistent and invaluable work to gain access to and catalogue as much data as possible to inform the estimates; Timothy M Wolock, Ryan M Barber, Emily A Dansereau, D Allen Roberts, Katrina Ortblad, Herbert C Duber, Megan S Coggeshall, Elizabeth K Johnson, and Jonathan C Brown for their extensive efforts to develop and improve the HIV modeling process;Madeline L Moyer, Katya A Shackelford, Maggie Lind, and Lavanya Singh for their work extracting essential data; Erin C Mullany and Gillian Hansen for their systematic efforts organising correspondence with co-authors; and Katya A Shackelford, Madeline L Moyer, Megan S Coggeshall, Gillian Hansen, Farah Daoud, and Christopher Margono for their work fact-checking and proofing the final report. No individuals acknowledged received additional compensation for their efforts. This study was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the US Agency for International Development.