About the Authors

Virginia Wiseman

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: virginia.wiseman@lshtm.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Michelle Kim

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Theonest K Mutabingwa

Affiliations National Institute for Medical Research, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania , Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Christopher J. M Whitty

Affiliation Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

VW, TKM, and CJMW designed, and MK subsequently modified, the original study. TKM and CJMW collected and analysed clinical data. MK collected economic data. VW and MK analysed economic data with input from CJMW and TKM. All authors interpreted and wrote the paper. VW is the guarantor of this study.