About the Authors

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté
National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Helminthiasis, Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Pierre Ngassam
Laboratory of Parasitology and Ecology, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Romuald Isaka Kamwa Ngassam, Laurentine Sumo, Calvine Dongmo Noumedem, Deguy D'or Luogbou Nzu, Esther Dankoni, Christian Mérimé Kenfack, Nestor Feussom Gipwe
Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Julie Akame, Ann Tarini
Helen Keller International, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Yaobi Zhang
Helen Keller International, Regional Office for Africa, Dakar, Senegal

Fru Fobuzski Angwafo III
Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Corresponding Author

tchuemtchuente@schisto.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: L-ATT YZ AT FFA. Performed the experiments: L-ATT RIKN LS PN CDN DDLN ED CMK NFG JA. Analyzed the data: L-ATT YZ. Wrote the paper: L-ATT YZ. Field surveys and data collection: L-ATT RIKN LS PN CDN DDLN ED CMK NFG. Provided detailed comments on the draft: AT JA FFA. Provided leadership for the national schistosomiasis and STH control programme: L-ATT FFA.