About the Authors

Kanna Hayashi

Affiliations Urban Health Research Initiative, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Will Small

Affiliations Urban Health Research Initiative, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Joanne Csete

Affiliation Global Drug Policy Program, Open Society Foundations, London, United Kingdom

Sattara Hattirat

Affiliations Urban Health Research Initiative, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Thai AIDS Treatment Action Group, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand

Thomas Kerr

uhri-tk@cfenet.ubc.ca

Affiliations Urban Health Research Initiative, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KH TK. Performed the experiments: KH SH. Analyzed the data: KH WS JC SH TK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KH JC WS TK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KH JC WS SH TK. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KH JC WS SH TK. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: KH JC WS SH TK. Enrolled patients: KH SH.