About the Authors

Hally R. Mahler, Baldwin Kileo, Marya Plotkin, Augustino Hellar, Simeon Nyabenda, Michael Machaku
Jhpiego/Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Kelly Curran, Tigistu Adamu, Mainza Lukobo-Durrell
Jhpiego, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Sifuni Koshuma
Ministry of Health, Iringa Region, Tanzania

Delivette Castor, Emmanuel Njeuhmeli
Office of HIV and AIDS, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Bennett Fimbo
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Corresponding Author

hmahler@jhpiego.net

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.