About the Authors

Sadika Akhter

sadika@icddrb.org

Affiliations International Centre for Diarrhoeal and Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh, Centre for Environment and Population Health, Griffith University, Australia

Iqbal Anwar

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal and Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Rashida Akter

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal and Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Feroza Akhter Kumkum

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal and Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Monjura Khatun Nisha

Affiliation School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, Sydney, Australia

Fatema Ashraf

Affiliation Shaheed Suhrawardi Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ferdousi Islam

Affiliation Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nazneen Begum

Affiliation Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury

Affiliation International Centre for Diarrhoeal and Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Anne Austin

Affiliation JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Boston, MA

Syed Shariful Islam

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Informatics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Aminur Rahman

Affiliations International Centre for Diarrhoeal and Disease Research Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh, College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: AR SA IA. Data curation: SA AA RA FAK FI FA NB MKN. Formal analysis: SA AR IA AA RA FAK SSI FI FA NB MKN. Funding acquisition: AR. Methodology: SA IA AA MEC SSI RA FAK. Project administration: AR SA RA FAK IA MKN. Supervision: SA AR RA FAK NB FI FA MKN. Writing – original draft: SA IA RA FAK AA. Writing – review & editing: SA IA RA FAK AA SSI FI FA NB MEC AR MKN.