- Ruth Bell, University College London
- Maria Ekstrand, University of California
- Vincent Iacopino, Physicians for Human Rights
- Gorik Ooms, Institute of Tropical Medicine
- Giulia Mangiameli, BioMed Central
In Indonesia, delivering in hospitals leads to higher birth registration rates, underlying the great potential of health services in promoting child legal rights.
Including rigorous normative science in global health research might be the way to foster communication among researchers and facilitate advances in the field.
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