About the Authors

Corrado Cancedda

ccancedd@gmail.com

Affiliations Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Paul E. Farmer

Affiliations Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Vanessa Kerry

Affiliations Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Seed Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Tej Nuthulaganti

Affiliations Clinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kirstin W. Scott

Affiliation Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eric Goosby

Affiliation University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Agnes Binagwaho

Affiliations Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Ministry of Health of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda, Geisel School of Medicine—Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America

Competing Interests

CC is Co-Principal Investigator for Rwanda HRH Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School. VK is CEO of Seed Global Health, which is discussed in this article. TN is CHAI Program Director of Rwanda’s HRH Program. EG is former US Global AIDS Coordinator that oversees PEPFAR program. AB is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CC TN. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CC PEF VK TN KWS EG AB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CC PEF VK TN KWS EG AB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CC PEF VK TN KWS EG AB.