This document was prepared and written under a consultancy agreement between the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) and the report’s lead author, Dr. Julie Milstien. Mr. Alan Brooks, MVI, was the project originator, manager and a contributing secondary author. Dr. Vicky Cardenas, MVI, and Mr. James Cheyne, PATH Immunization Solutions were also contributing secondary authors.
Over the course of the project, other people have participated in review meetings and have otherwise contributed valuable material and comments. In particular, the author would like to thank the following staff from the World Health Organization:
- Immunization Vaccine and Biologicals: Dr. Zarifah Reed, Dr. Philippe Duclos
- Global Malaria Program: Dr. Kamini Mendis
While WHO staff have reviewed and contributed to this report, the findings pertaining to malaria vaccines do not reflect an official WHO position or policy. This report was supported through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.