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Editorial Board

Editor
Maria Zalm, BioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor
James Edwards, BioMed Central, UK

Section Editors
Healthcare needs and demands:
Onyebuchi A Arah, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Michael Donnelly, Queen's University Belfast, UK

Health policy, reform, governance and law:
Antoni Plasencia, ISGlobal Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Fabrizio Tediosi, University of Basel, Switzerland

Health systems and services in low and middle income settings:
Dina Balabanova, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Hengjin Dong, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
David Hotchkiss, Tulane University, USA
Kaspar Wyss, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland

Quality, performance, safety and outcomes​​​​​​​:
Koustuv Dalal, Örebro University, Sweden

Organization, structure and delivery of healthcare​​​​​​​:
Stefano Bonacina, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Laval University, Canada
Holly Lanham, University of Texas Health Center at San Antonio, USA

Utilization, expenditure, economics and financing systems​​​​​​​:
Evelina Pappa, Hellenic Open University, Greece
Milena Pavlova, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Associate Editors
Health policy, reform, governance and law
Rashid Ansumana, Njala University, Sierra Leone
Natasha Azzopardi Muscat, University of Malta, Malta
Francesco Barbabella, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Eva Blozik, Helsana Health Insurances, Switzerland
Fabrizio Carinci, University of Bologna, Italy
Saskia den Boon, Switzerland
Roland D. Friele, NIVEL, Netherlands 
Ines Fronteira, Institute of hygenie and tropical medicine, Portugal
Christian Gericke, University of Queensland and James Cook University, Australia
Martin Gorsky, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Roy Grant, Public Health Research for Effective Policy & Practice, USA
Andrew Gray, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Jenny Hewison, University of Leeds, UK
Minah Kang, College of Social Sciences, South Korea
Hanan Khalil, latrobe University, Australia
M. Mahmud Khan, University of South Carolina, USA
Jean Macq, Uclouvain – Institut de Recherche Santé et Société, Belgium 
Fatima Suleman, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 
Simon Turner, University College London, UK
Olga Yakusheva, University of Michigan, USA
Y. Tony Yang, George Washington University, US
Vahid Yazdi-Fezyabadi, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Health systems, and services in low and middle income settings
Auwal Abdullahi, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
Aaron Abuosi, University of Ghana, Ghana
Robert Kaba Alhassan, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana
Chaisiri Angkurawaranon, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Carl Antonio, University of the Philippines, Philippines
Tran Xuan Bach, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
Frank Baiden, Ensign College of Public Health, Ghana
Julie Balen, University of Sheffield, UK
Cecily Banura, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda
David Beran, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
Sharon Brownie, Griffith University, Australia
Li-Yin Chien, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Svetlana V. Doubova, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Mexico
Hani Dimassi, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Ama Fenny, University of Ghana, Ghana
Florian Fischer, Bielefeld University, Germany
Kurubaran Ganasegeran, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Malaysia
Fernand Aimé Guédou, Dispensaire des Infections Sexuellement Transmissibles (DIST), Benin
Piya Hanvoravongchai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand 
Peter S. Hill, University of Queensland, Australia
Nicole Huang, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Jannie Hugo, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Deus S. Ishengoma, National Institute for Medical Research - Tanga Research Centre, Tanzania 
Shazia Jamshed, International Islamic University, Malaysia
S. Patrick Kachur, Columbia University Medical Center, Mailman School of Public Health, USA
Ramesh Kumar, Health Services Academy Ministry of Health, Pakistan
Michel Landry, Duke University, USA
Yodi Mahendradhata, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia 
Anh Ngo, University of Virginia, USA
James Phillips, Columbia University, USA
Ari Probandari, Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia 
Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Makerere University, Uganda
Iqbal H Shah, Harvard University, USA
Rahul Shidhaye, Public Health Foundation of India, India 
Tara Tancred, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Fern Terris-Prestholt, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Anete Trajman, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Yafang Tsai, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
Bibilola Oladeji, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
Kazeem Yusuff, Qatar University, Qatar
Yvonne Zurynski, Macquarie University, Australia

Healthcare needs and demand
Mostafa A. Abolfotouh, King Saud bin-Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
Darshini Ayton, Monash University, Australia
Heather Barry, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Sandra Braaf, Monash University, Australia
Helen Brooks, University of Liverpool, UK
Melinda Carrington, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Runsen Chen, Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, China
Gianfranco Damiani, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Italy
Welmoed van Deen, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Martin N. Ditcher, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, German
Chiara De Waure, University of Perugia, Italy
Sónia Dias, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Michelle DiGiacomo, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Helen Dimaras, University of Toronto, Canada
Khalifa Elmusharaf, University of Limerick, Medical School, Ireland
Youssef Farag, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA 
Saeed Farooq, Lady Reading Hospital, Pakistan
Alberto Freitas, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Portugal
Donna Goodridge, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Allyson G. Hall, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Andre Hajek, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Danielle Hitch, Deakin University, Australia
Rick Jansen, North Dakota State University, USA
Achala Upendra Jayatilleke, University of Columbo, Sri Lanka
Shanthi Johnson, University of Regina, Canada
Minsoo Jung, Dongduk Women's University, South Korea
Mohammad Karamouzian, University of British Columbia, Canada
Margaret Kelaher, University of Melbourne, Australia 
John Kraemer, Georgetown University, USA
Maria Kristiansen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Sylvie Lambert, McGill University, Canada 
Low Lian Leng, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Kathryn Lord, University of Bradford, UK
Huabin Luo, East Carolina University, USA
Andrew Moore, University of Bristol, UK
Bronwyn Myers, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Ling Na, University of Toledo, USA
Thomas I Nathaniel, University of South Carolina, USA
Adesola Ogunniyi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Songthip Ounpraseuth, UAMS, USA
Zada Pajalic, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Feng Pan, University of Tasmania, Australia
Holger H. Pfaff, University of Cologne, Germany
Richard Pitcher, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Constance Dimity Pond, University of Newcastle, Australia
Sue Randall, The University of Sydney Susan Wakil Scholl of Nursing and Midwifery, Australia
Lennart Reifels, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Taeho Greg Rhee, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
Joana Romeiro, The Institute of Health Sciences of The Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal
Torleif Ruud, University of Oslo, Norway
Adam Sav, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Raffaele Serra, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Hamid Sharifi, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran
João Pedro Silva, University of Porto, Portugal
Christian Peter Subbe, School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University, UK
Kevin Sykes, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
Nanako Tamiya, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Dawn-Marie Walker, University of Southampton, UK
Gilles Wandeler, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland   
Anne Wilkinson, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Jing Xie, Harvard Medical School, USA
Huiqin Yang, University of Exeter, UK
Charlotte Ytterberg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Zhongliang Zu, Vanderbilt University Medical center, USA

Organization, structure and delivery of healthcare
Kees Ahaus, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Anders Anell, Lund University, Sweden
Heather Barry, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Alison Beauchamp, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Stephanie Best, Macquarie University, Australia
Regien Biesma, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Nicole Blay, Western Sydney University & Ingham Institute, Australia
Siw Carlfjord, Linkoping University, Sweden
Sumedha Chhatre, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Francois Chiocchio, University of Ottawa, Canada
Jack Chen, University of New South Wales, Australia
LukeJohn Day, University of California, USA
Jean-Louis Denis, Université de Montréal, Canada
Sue Dyson, University of Derby, UK
Deborah A. Fitzsimmons, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Roberto Forero, University of New South Wales, Australia
Maria Michela Gianino, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Clarissa Giebel, University of Liverpool, UK
Mohammad Hamiduzzaman, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Reema Harrison, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Catherine Henshall, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Kim Hoffman, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Xiang-Yu Hou, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Monika Kastner, University of Toronto, USA
Reem Kayyali, Kingston University, UK
Saravana Kumar, University of South Australia, Australia
Federico Lega, Bocconi University, Italy
Emanuele Lettieri, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Gholamhossein Mehralian. Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
David Mohr, VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
Anna Nieboer, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Roxana Ologeanu-Taddei, University of Montpellier, France
Mei-Sing Ong, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States
Dominik Ose, University of Utah, USA
Glen Randall, McMaster University, Canada
Federico Rotondo, University of Sassari, Italy
Bernhard Schaller, University of Oxford, UK
Jennifer Smith-Merry, University of Sydney, Australia
Mindaugas Stankunas, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences; Griffith University, Lithuania
Anusuiya Subramaniam, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Malaysia 
Edwin Tan, Monash University, Australia 
Khin Thet Wai, Ministry of Health and Sports - Department of Medical Research, Myanmar
Shahadat Uddin, The University of Sydney, Australia 
Milena Vainieri, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy 
Siri Wiig, University of Stavanger, Norway
Ying Xue, University of Rochester School of Nursing, USA
Gary Young, Northeastern University, USA
Ehsan Zarei, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran  
Mosad Zineldin, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Quality, performance, safety and outcomes
Karina Aase, University of Stavanger, Norway
Rana Kamal Abu-Farha, Applied Science Private University, Jordan
Dietmar Ausserhofer, University of Basel, Switzerland
Chantal Backman, University of Ottawa, Canada
Tim Badgery-Parker, Menzies Centrre for Health Policy, Australia
Nathaniel Bell, University of South Carolina, USA
Enrique Bernal-Delgado, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Aragón, Spain
Eva Biringer, Helse Fonna Local Health Authority, Norway
Animesh Biswas, Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB), Bangladesh
Oyvind Bjertnaes, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
André Bussières, McGill University, Canada
Robyn Cant, Monash University, Australia
Guanmin Chen, University of Calgary, Canada
Wei Du, Australian National University, Australia
Martin Emmert, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany 
Muhammad Abdul Hadi, De Montfort University, UK
Phillip Hider, University of Otago, New Zealand
Reece Hinchcliff, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Oliver Hirsch, FOM University of Applied Sciences, Germany 
Derek James Hoare, Nottingham University, UK
Louise Hull, King's College London, UK
Hilde Hestad Iversen, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
Kylie Johnstone, University of South Australia, Australia
Monique Kilkenny, Monash University, Australia
Grigorios Kotronoulas, University of Glasgow, UK
Asad Latif Johns, Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Ling Li, Macquarie University, Australia 
Rosemary HM Lim, University of Reading, UK
Zhenqiu Lin, Yale University, USA
Anne Karin Lindahl, Folkehelseinstituttet, Norway
Valentina Lorenzoni, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
May Nawal Lutfiyya, University of Minnesota, USA
Sinéad Lydon, NUI Galway, Ireland 
Stuart McLennan, University of Basel, Switzerland 
Long Chiau Ming, University of Tasmania, Australia
Jose Joaquin Mira, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Spain
Sandip Mitra, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, UK
Holger Muehlan, University of Greifswald, Germany
Mauro Henrique Nogueira Guimarães de Abreu, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Paul O'Connor, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Calvin Or, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sonya Osborne, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Yannis Pappas, University of Bedfordshire, UK
Stephane Poitras, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mary Jo Pugh, South Texas Veterans Healthcare Center, USA
Samira A. Rahimi, McGill University, Canada
Muni Rubens, Miami Cancer Institute, USA
Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran 
Gerald Sendlhofer, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Marianne Storm, University of Stavanger, Norway
Fimka Tozija, Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Macedonia
Robin Urquhart, Dalhousie University, Canada
Shumei Wang, Fudan University, China 
Zhen Wang, Mayo Clinic, USA
Ahmed Waqas, Human Development Research Foundation, Pakistan

Utilization, expenditure, economics and financing systems
Federica Angeli, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Salla Atkins, Tampere University, Finland
Morteza Arab-Zozani, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Armando Arredondo, National Institute of Public Health-Mexico 
Minchul Kim, University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA
Nana Kwame Anokye, Brunel University London, UK 
Petra Baji, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Regien Biesma, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Christian Brettschneider, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
David Cantarero-Prieto, University of Cantabria, Spain
Salma Chahed, University of Westminster, UK
Kwun Chuen Gary Chan,  University of Washington, USA
Thierry Chaussalet, University of Westminster, UK
Mingsheng Chen, Nanjing Medical University, China 
Terry Cronan, San Diego State University, USA
Mary E. Deily, Lehigh University, USA
Hermann Pythagore Pierre Donfouet, African Population Health Research Center, Kenya 
Richard Edlin, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Maria Michela Gianino, University of Turin, Italy
Anna Glenngård, Lund University, Sweden
Sean Shenghsiu Huang, Georgetown University, USA
Rachael Hunter, University College London, UK
M. Courtney Hughes, Northern Illinois University, USA
Saval Khanal, Global Health Initiative, Sankalpa Foundation, Nepal
Ilias Kyriopoulos, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Shaun Larkin, Menzies Centre for Health Policy - University of Sydney, Australia
Christine Leopold, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Mingshan Lu, University of Calgary, Canada
Błażej Łyszczarz, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Peter May, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Liubove Murauskiene, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Chin Fen Neoh, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Justice Nonvignon, University of Ghana, Ghana
Ciaran O'Neill, Queens University Belfast, UK
Abdullah Pandor, University of Sheffield, UK
Claudimar Pereira da Veiga, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
Guenka Petrova, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Krit Pongpirul, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Maarten Postma, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Sabrina Rasheed, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Shantanu N Razdan, Harlem Hospital Center, USA
Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, University of California San Francisco, USA
Lisa N Sharwood, University of Sydney, Australia 
Chan Shen, Penn State University, USA
Tania Stafinski, University of Alberta, Canada  
Jonathan Stokes, University of Manchester, UK
Marta Pascual Sáez, Department of Economics University of Cantabria , Spain
Marzena Tambor, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Ching Sian Tan, KJP Healthcare University College, Malaysia
Daniel Touchette, University of Illinois, USA 
Apostolos Tsiachristas, University of Oxford, UK
Sukumar Vellakkal, Birla Institute of Technology and Science- Pilani, India
Bruno Ventelou, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France
W. Bruce Vogel, University of Florida, USA
Sabine Vogler, WHO, Austria
Zhonghua Wang, Nanjing Medical University: School of Health Policy and Management, China
Brad Wright, University of Iowa College of Public Health, USA
Jean Yoon, Health Economics Resource Center, USA 
Zhongliang Zhou, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Editorial Advisors
Ross Bailie, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
Sean Berenholtz, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
Paul Brown, University of California, USA
Tracey Bucknall, Deakin University & Alfred Health, Australia
Diana Burgess, Department of Veteran Affairs, USA
Amanda Burls, University of Oxford, UK
Nananda F Col, Maine Medical Center, USA
Angela Coulter, University of Oxford, UK
Peter Davey, University of Dundee, UK
Tom Delbanco, Harvard Medical School, USA
Yew Ding Tan, Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Simon Dixon, University of Sheffield, UK
Mark Dobrow, University of Toronto, Canada
Pierre Durieux, Faculté de médecine René Descartes, France
Glyn Elwyn, Cardiff University, UK
William Encinosa, AHRQ, USA
David Fitzmaurice, University of Birmingham, UK
Steffen Flessa, University of Greifswald, Germany
Jay Ford, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Jeffrey Fuller, Flinders University, Australia
Paul Garner, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
William Ghali, University of Calgary, Canada
Laurent Glance, University of Rochester School of Medicine, USA
Trisha Greenhalgh, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Peter Groenewegen, NIVEL - Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Netherlands
Janet Hiller, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Soren Holm, Cardiff University, UK
Margaret Holmes-Rovner, Michigan State University, USA
Karina Kielmann, Queen Margaret University, UK
Amy Kilbourne, University of Michigan, USA
Gabriel Leung, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Gordon G Liu, Department of Health Economics and management, Peking University, China
Helle Terkildsen, Maindal University of Aarhus, Denmark
Jonathan Mant, University of Cambridge, UK
Carl May, University of Southampton, UK
Diane McIntyre, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Barbara McPake, Queen Margaret University, UK
Jane Mills, James Cook University, Australia
Ruairidh Milne, University of Southampton, UK
Vincent Mor, Brown University, USA
Madhu K Natarajan, McMaster University, Canada
Carlo A Perucci, Local Health Authority Roma E, Italy
Stavros Petrou, University of Warwick, UK
Jany Rademakers, NIVEL - Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Netherlands
Denise Razzouk, UNIFESP, Brazil
Bernd Rechel, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Frances Roberts, University of Bristol, UK
James Rohrer, Mayo Clinic, USA
Sara Shaw, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Paul Shekelle, RAND Corporation, USA
Roy L Soiza, University of Aberdeen, UK
Steve Soumerai, Harvard Medical School, USA
Joanne Spetz, University of California, USA
Freddie Ssengooba, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
Ken Stein, Peninsula Medical School, UK
Frank M Sullivan, University of Dundee, UK
Tessa Tan-Torres, Edejer WHO, Switzerland
Alan Tennant, University of Leeds, UK
Linda Tsan, Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office, USA
Jean-Pierre Unger, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
Ross Upshur, University of Toronto, Canada
Nadine Wathen, Western University, Canada
Claus Wendt, University of Siegen, Germany
Gert P Westert, Radboud University, Netherlands
Clare Wilkinson, Cardiff University, UK
Sue Wilson, University of Birmingham, UK

Statistical Advisors
Alex Bottle, Imperial College London, UK
Bendix Cartensen, Steno Diabetes Center, Denmark
Kwun Chuen Gary Chan,  University of Washington, USA
Thierry Chaussalet, University of Westminster, UK
Charlie Goldsmith, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Jagdish Khubchandani, Ball State University, USA
Malinee Laopaiboon, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Jeremy Miles, RAND Corporation, USA
Rahim Moineddin, University of Ontario, Canada
Rumana Omar, University College London, UK
Henry Potts, University College London, UK
David Sibbritt, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Joanne Spetz, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
Anthony Staines, Dublin City University, Ireland
Elizabeth Svensson, Orebro Universitet, Sweden