About the Authors

Kate Shannon


Affiliation Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Karen Leiter

Affiliation Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nthabiseng Phaladze

Affiliation Department of Nursing, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana

Zakhe Hlanze

Affiliation Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust, Mbabane, Swaziland

Alexander C. Tsai

Affiliation Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michele Heisler

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Vincent Iacopino

Affiliations Physicians for Human Rights, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Sheri D. Weiser

Affiliation Positive Health Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived the study idea and analysis plan: KS VI SDW. Contributed substantially to conception and design of the original survey: KL MH NP ZH VI SDW. Participated in acquisition of the data: KL NP ZH VI SDW. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript and incorporated authors' comments: KS. All authors contributed substantially to subsequent and approved the final version of the manuscript.