About the Authors

Catherine Hodgkin

Affiliation Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

David H. Molyneux


Affiliation Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Adenike Abiose

Affiliation Sightcare International, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Bernhard Philippon

Affiliation Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France

Michael R. Reich

Affiliation Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

J. Hans Remme

Affiliation Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Bjorn Thylefors

Affiliation Mectizan Donation Program, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mamadou Traore

Affiliation Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Bamako, Mali

Karen Grepin

Affiliation Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.