June 2, 2011

Acknowledgements

This report was researched and written by Laura Thomas, researcher in the Health and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch. Additional research was conducted by Jane Crair, Operations Coordinator, and Alex Gertner, Associate in the Health and Human Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, and Emily Behar, Mari Milorava-Kelman, Michelle Persad, Myles Pulsford, Aliya Sanders, and Yumin Yang, all interns at Human Rights Watch. The report was edited by Diederik Lohman, senior researcher in the Health and Human Rights Division; Joseph Amon, director of the Health and Human Rights division; and Danielle Haas, senior editor at Human Rights Watch. It was reviewed by Rebecca Schleifer, advocacy director in the Health and Human Rights division; Clive Baldwin, senior legal advisor at Human Rights Watch; and Iain Levine, program director at Human Rights Watch. Relevant sections were reviewed by Maria Burnett, researcher in the Africa division at Human Rights Watch and Sarah Colm, senior researcher in the Asia Division at Human Rights Watch. Production assistance was provided by Alex Gertner, Anna Lopriore, creative manager; Grace Choi, publications director; Kathy Mills, publications coordinator and Fitzroy Hepkins, mail manager. Human Rights Watch is deeply grateful to the numerous healthcare workers who assisted us in preparing this report. All errors are our own.