About the Authors

Lamine Diawara, Alioune Badji, Moussa D. Sarr, Amadou F. Seck, Seyni Tourée
Ministère de la Santé et de la Prévention Médicale, Dakar, Senegal

Mamadou O. Traoré, Konimba Doumbia, Soula F. Goita, Kalifa Mounkoro
Direction Nationale de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Yiriba Bissan, Laurent Toé
Multi-disease Surveillance Centre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Lassana Konaté
Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

Jan H. F. Remme
Consultant, Ornex, France

Corresponding Author

Hansremme@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LD MOT YB LK LT JHFR. Performed the experiments: LD MOT AB YB KD SFG LK KM MDS AFS LT ST. Analyzed the data: LD MOT AB YB KD SFG LK KM MDS AFS LT ST JHFR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MDS LT JHFR. Wrote the paper: LD MOT YB LK LT JHFR.