About the Authors

Caricia Catalani

catalani@berkeley.edu

Affiliations Innovative Support to Emergency, Disease, & Disaster (InSTEDD), Sunnyvale, California, United States of America, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Eric Green

Affiliations Kijani Consulting, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Duke University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Philip Owiti

Affiliation Academic Model for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV (AMPATH), Eldoret, Kenya

Aggrey Keny

Affiliation Duke University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Lameck Diero

Affiliation Academic Model for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV (AMPATH), Eldoret, Kenya

Ada Yeung

Affiliation Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Dennis Israelski

Affiliations Innovative Support to Emergency, Disease, & Disaster (InSTEDD), Sunnyvale, California, United States of America, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Paul Biondich

Affiliations Academic Model for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV (AMPATH), Eldoret, Kenya, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

One of the authors is employed by a commercial company, Kijani Consulting. Kijani is a research consultancy that works with international nonprofits on health technology initiatives. Neither Kijani nor any other participating institutions has ownership of stocks or shares associated with the work products or intellectual property of this research, there are no patent applications associated with this study, and there were no special financial incentives associated with this study. InSTEDD, the University of California, Duke University, AMPATH, Regenstrief Institute, and Stanford University are all non-profit organizations with no profit incentives associated with this study or any other products or services. However, it should be noted that all of the authors are tasked as employees with conducting research and sharing findings through manuscripts such as the one submitted here. The authors' employment as researchers is not contingent on the findings of our research. This study is supported by a US government grant from PEPFAR, which requires that all products from this work be made free and openly available to the public, including research findings. This does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC EG LD DI PB. Performed the experiments: CC EG PO AK. Analyzed the data: CC AK. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CC EG PO AK LD AY DI PB.