About the Authors

David C. Mabey

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Kimberly A. Sollis

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Helen A. Kelly

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Adele S. Benzaken

Affiliation Alfredo da Matta Foundation, Manaus, Brazil

Edward Bitarakwate

Affiliation Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Kampala, Uganda

John Changalucha

Affiliation National Institute of Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania

Xiang-Sheng Chen

Affiliation The National Center for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Center for Disease Control, Nanjing, China

Yue-Ping Yin

Affiliation The National Center for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Center for Disease Control, Nanjing, China

Patricia J. Garcia

Affiliation The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Susan Strasser

Affiliation Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Lusaka, Zambia

Namwinga Chintu

Affiliation Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Tikki Pang

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

Fern Terris-Prestholt

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Sedona Sweeney

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Rosanna W. Peeling

Rosanna.Peeling@lshtm.ac.uk

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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.