About the Authors

Syed Mohammad Asad Zaidi

asad.zaidi@irdresearch.org

Affiliations Interactive Research and Development, Karachi, Pakistan, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Alain B. Labrique

Affiliation Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Saira Khowaja

Affiliation Interactive Research and Development, Karachi, Pakistan

Ismat Lotia-Farrukh

Affiliation Interactive Research and Development, Karachi, Pakistan

Julia Irani

Affiliations Interactive Research and Development, Karachi, Pakistan, Center for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Naseem Salahuddin

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Aamir Javed Khan

Affiliations Interactive Research and Development, Karachi, Pakistan, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SK JI NS AJK. Performed the experiments: SK ILF JI NS. Analyzed the data: SMAZ ABL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SK ILF. Wrote the paper: SMAZ ABL AJK.