About the Authors

Hally R. Mahler

Contributed equally to this work with: Hally R. Mahler, Baldwin Kileo, Kelly Curran, Marya Plotkin, Tigistu Adamu

hmahler@jhpiego.net

Affiliation Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Baldwin Kileo

Contributed equally to this work with: Hally R. Mahler, Baldwin Kileo, Kelly Curran, Marya Plotkin, Tigistu Adamu

Affiliation Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Kelly Curran

Contributed equally to this work with: Hally R. Mahler, Baldwin Kileo, Kelly Curran, Marya Plotkin, Tigistu Adamu

Affiliation Jhpiego, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Marya Plotkin

Contributed equally to this work with: Hally R. Mahler, Baldwin Kileo, Kelly Curran, Marya Plotkin, Tigistu Adamu

Affiliation Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tigistu Adamu

Contributed equally to this work with: Hally R. Mahler, Baldwin Kileo, Kelly Curran, Marya Plotkin, Tigistu Adamu

Affiliation Jhpiego, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Augustino Hellar

Affiliation Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Sifuni Koshuma

Affiliation Ministry of Health, Iringa Region, Tanzania

Simeon Nyabenda

Affiliation Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Michael Machaku

Affiliation Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Mainza Lukobo-Durrell

Affiliation Jhpiego, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Delivette Castor

Affiliation Office of HIV and AIDS, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Emmanuel Njeuhmeli

Affiliation Office of HIV and AIDS, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Bennett Fimbo

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HM BK KC MP TA AH EN BF. Analyzed the data: HM BK MP MM MLD BF. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: HM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: HM BK KC MP TA AH SK SN MM MLD DC EN BF. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: HM BK KC MP TA AH SK SN MM MLD DC EN BF. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: HM BK KC MP TA AH SK SN MM MLD DC EN BF.