About the Authors

Eveline Hürlimann

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Nadine Schur

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Konstantina Boutsika

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Anna-Sofie Stensgaard

Affiliations Department of Biology, Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, DBL-Centre for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Maiti Laserna de Himpsl

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Kathrin Ziegelbauer

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Nassor Laizer

Affiliations University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Informatics, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, The Open University of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Lukas Camenzind

Affiliations University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Informatics, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Aurelio Di Pasquale

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Uwem F. Ekpo

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Christopher Simoonga

Affiliations Department of Community Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia

Gabriel Mushinge

Affiliation Department of Community Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Christopher F. L. Saarnak

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, DBL-Centre for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Jürg Utzinger

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Thomas K. Kristensen

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, DBL-Centre for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Penelope Vounatsou

penelope.vounatsou@unibas.ch

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: EH NS PV. Wrote the paper: EH NS KB PV JU. Extracted survey data: EH NS ASS MLdH KZ UFE GM. Contributed with additional survey data: UFE CS GM JU. Performed quality control of database: EH NS. Designed the web interface: NL LC ADP. Gave intellectual content and critically reviewed manuscript: ASS UFE CS GM CFLS TKK. Conceptualized the project: PV JU TKK.