About the Authors

Yibeltal Assefa

yibeltalassefa343@gmail.com

Affiliation Health Programs Department, National HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Degu Jerene

Affiliation Health Programs Department, National HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sileshi Lulseged

Affiliation International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Gorik Ooms

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Wim Van Damme

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: YA DJ SL GO WVD. Wrote the first draft of the paper: YA. Contributed to the writing of the paper: YA DJ SL GO WVD. Commented on the first and subsequent drafts: DJ. Approved the final version: DJ. Reviewed many successive drafts of the paper in depth: WVD.