Funding for this research was provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1U2GGH001536-01)
Received: 26 April 2017
Accepted: 2 November 2017
First Online: 9 November 2017
: MdV (PhD) is Professor in Family Medicine and Primary Care at Stellenbosch University (SU). She served as Deputy Dean: Education at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) for 10 years and is currently the Principal Investigator for SUCCEED. SvS (PhD) is currently the Director: Centre for Health Professions Education at the FMHS, SU. JB (FCFP(SA)) is currently the Vice-Dean: Learning and Teaching at the FMHS, SU. IC (FCFP(SA)) is the current Director: Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health at SU and Professor of Rural Health: Centre for Health Professions Education, SU. KM (FCPHM(SA)) was the Project Manager, SUCCEED, and currently serves as consultant. ZT (FACP(US)) is Associate Professor at George Washington University, Washington DC, USA, and serves as consultant to SUCCEED. TY (PhD) is Director: Centre for Evidence-based Health Care at the FMHS, SU, and Activity Manager: Operational Research in SUCCEED. SUCCEED aims to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS and related services through capacity development and technical assistance in decentralised learning, operational research, and quality improvement and data quality.
: Ethics approval was obtained from the Stellenbosch University Human Research Ethics Committee, approval number #N16/03/034.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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