About the Authors

David C. Mabey, Kimberly A. Sollis, Helen A. Kelly, Fern Terris-Prestholt, Sedona Sweeney, Rosanna W. Peeling
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Adele S. Benzaken
Alfredo da Matta Foundation, Manaus, Brazil

Edward Bitarakwate
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Kampala, Uganda

John Changalucha
National Institute of Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania

Xiang-Sheng Chen, Yue-Ping Yin
The National Center for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Center for Disease Control, Nanjing, China

Patricia J. Garcia
The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Susan Strasser
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Lusaka, Zambia

Namwinga Chintu
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Tikki Pang
Research Policy & Cooperation (RPC/IER), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Rosanna.Peeling@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DCM ASB EB JC XSC YPY PJG SStrasser NC FTP RWP. Performed the experiments: ASB EB JC XSC YPY PJG SStrasser NC FTP. Analyzed the data: DCM KAS HAK ASB EB JC XSC YPY PJG SStrasser NC FTP SSweeney TP RWP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DCM KAS RWP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DCM KAS HAK ASB EB JC XSC YPY PJG SStrasser NC FTP SSweeney TP RWP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DCM KAS HAK ASB EB JC XSC YPY PJG SStrasser NC FTP SSweeney TP RWP. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DCM KAS HAK ASB EB JC XSC YPY PJG SStrasser NC FTP SSweeney TP RWP.