Ana Pilar Betrán

is a medical officer at the World Health Organization in the Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research. She is responsible for the WHO research portfolio on caesarean section.

Meghan Bohren

is a researcher at the University of Melbourne and a consultant for WHO in public health, particularly on gender and women’s health issues in low and middle income countries.

Newton Opiyo

iS an epidemiologist with interests in evidence synthesis, guideline development, and quality improvement in maternal, newborn and child health. His current research focuses on strategies to optimize caesarean section use.