About the Authors

John Ditekemena

Jditekemena@pedaids.org

Affiliation Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Christophe Luhata

Affiliation Kinshasa School of Public Health, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

William Bonane

Affiliation Heal Africa, Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

Modeste Kiumbu

Affiliation Kinshasa School of Public Health, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Antoinette Tshefu

Affiliation Kinshasa School of Public Health, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Robert Colebunders

Affiliation University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Olivier Koole

Affiliation London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JDD AT RC MK WB. Performed the experiments: JDD WB CL MK. Analyzed the data: JDD OK RC CL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDD OK CL RC. Wrote the paper: JDD OK RC CL WB AT MK WB. Training for ethics: JDD AT.