About the Authors

Daniel Low-Beer

daniel.low-beer@theglobalfund.org

Affiliation The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland

Ryuichi Komatsu

Affiliation The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland

Osamu Kunii

Affiliation The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors are employees of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DL-B. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DL-B RK OK. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DL-B RK OK. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DL-B RK OK.