About the Authors

Sabiena G. Feenstra

sgfeenstra@yahoo.com

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Quamrun Nahar

Affiliation Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh

David Pahan

Affiliation Rural Health Program Nilphamari, The Leprosy Mission Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Linda Oskam

Affiliation KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jan Hendrik Richardus

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SGF QN LO JHR. Performed the experiments: SGF DP. Analyzed the data: SGF JHR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SGF QN DP JHR. Wrote the paper: SGF QN DP LO JHR. Involved in the design of the study: SGF QN DP LO JHR. Implementation of the study in the field: SGF DP.