About the Authors

Emmanuel Njeuhmeli

Contributed equally to this work with: Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Steven Forsythe

enjeuhmeli@usaid.gov

Affiliation United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Steven Forsythe

Contributed equally to this work with: Emmanuel Njeuhmeli, Steven Forsythe

Affiliation Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Jason Reed

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Marjorie Opuni

Affiliation UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

Lori Bollinger

Affiliation Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Nathan Heard

Affiliation Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, United States Department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Delivette Castor

Affiliation United States Agency for International Development, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

John Stover

Affiliation Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Timothy Farley

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Veena Menon

Affiliation Futures Group, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Catherine Hankins

Affiliation Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EN SF JR LB CH. Performed the experiments: EN SF LB MO VM. Analyzed the data: EN SF LB MO VM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EN SF LB MO VM JR DC CH JS NH TF. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MO. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EN SF JR MO LB NH DC JS TF VM CH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: EN SF JR MO LB NH DC JS TF VM CH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: EN SF JR MO LB NH DC JS TF VM CH.