About the Authors

Gowokani Chijere Chirwa

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

gowokani@gmail.com

Current address: Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Economics, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi

Jacob Mazalale

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Economics, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi

Gloria Likupe

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Health Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom

Dominic Nkhoma

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Health Policy Unit, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Lilongwe, Malawi

Levison Chiwaula

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Economics, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi

Jesman Chintsanya

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Population Studies, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.