About the Authors

Dianna Edgil, David Stanton, Emmanuel Njeuhmeli
United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Petra Stankard
Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Steven Forsythe
Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Dino Rech
Centre for HIV and AIDS Prevention Studies, Johannesburg, South Africa

Kristin Chrouser, Tigistu Adamu
Jhpiego, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Sameer Sakallah
Supply Chain Management Systems, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

Anne Goldzier Thomas
Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America

Jennifer Albertini
United States Agency for International Development, Mbabane, Swaziland

Kim Eva Dickson
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

During the writing of this paper, PS had a short-term (4 month) consulting contract with PSI, an international non-governmental organization implementing medical male circumcision programs. PS's consulting scope of work focused on tuberculosis programming and did not include any activities associated with their medical male circumcision programs. PS did not directly report to any individual working with these circumcision programs. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DE EN. Analyzed the data: DE PS SF SS EN. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DE PS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DE PS SF DR KC TA SS AGT JA DS KED EN. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DE PS SF DR KC TA SS AGT JA DS KED EN. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DE PS SF DR KC TA SS AGT JA DS KED EN.