About the Authors

Cynthia K. Stanton, Luke C. Mullany
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Samuel Newton, Charlotte Tawiah Agyemang, Edward Adiibokah, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Seth Owusu-Agyei
Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Ghana

Patience Cofie
PATH, Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Niamh Darcy
Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina, United States of America

Sadaf Khan
PATH, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Deborah Armbruster
United States Agency for International Development, Washington (DC), United States of America

John Gyapong
School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Corresponding Author

cstanton@jhsph.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS LM SN DA JG PC SO. Analyzed the data: LM CS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CS SN LM PC CA EA SA ND SK DA JG SO. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CS SN LM PC CA EA SA ND SK DA JG SO. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CS SN LM PC CA EA SA ND SK DA JG SO.