About the Authors

Solomon Nwaka, Dominique Besson, Bernadette Ramirez, Foluke Fakorede, Robert Ridley
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Solomon Nwaka, Foluke Fakorede
African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Louis Maes, An Matheeussen
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Quentin Bickle, Nuha R. Mansour
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Fouad Yousif
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt

Simon Townson, Suzanne Gokool
Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research, Harrow, United Kingdom

Fidelis Cho-Ngwa, Moses Samje
University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

Shailja Misra-Bhattacharya, P. K. Murthy
Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India

Jean-Marc Paris
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, Paris, France

Clive Yeates
InPharma Consultancy, Herts, United Kingdom

Wesley C. Van Voorhis
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Timothy Geary
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Corresponding Author

nwakas@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SN BR LM AM QB FY ST FC-N SM-B CY J-MP FF. Performed the experiments: LM AM QB NRM FY ST SG FC-N MS SM-B PKM. Analyzed the data: DB BR J-MP CY WCVV TG SN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DB BR SN J-MP CY. Wrote the paper: SN DB BR TG. Helped in setting drug discovery network: SN RR.