About the Authors

Fatema Khatun

kfatema@icddrb.org

Affiliations International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales 2052, Australia, Asia-Pacific ubiquitous Healthcare Research Centre, School of Information Systems, Technology and Management, Australian School of Business, The University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales 2052, Australia

SMA. Hanifi

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Mohammad Iqbal

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Sabrina Rasheed

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

M. Shafiqur Rahman

Affiliations International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh, Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

Tanvir Ahmed

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Shahidul Hoque

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Tamanna Sharmin

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Nazib Uz Zaman Khan

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Shehrin Shaila Mahmood

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

David H. Peters

Affiliation Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United States of America

Abbas Bhuiya

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB MI SMAH FK SR TA SSM MSR SH TS NZK. Performed the experiments: MI TA SH. Analyzed the data: AB SMAH MSR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AB SMAH MSR. Wrote the paper: AB SMAH MSR FK. Critical review, input and revision of the manuscript: AB FK SMAH MSR DHP. Critical review and final approval of the manuscript: AB SMAH MSR FK TA MI SR SH TS NZK SSM DHP.