About the Authors

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté

tchuemtchuente@schisto.com

Affiliations National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Helminthiasis, Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon, Laboratory of Parasitology and Ecology, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon, Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Romuald Isaka Kamwa Ngassam

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Laurentine Sumo

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Pierre Ngassam

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitology and Ecology, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Calvine Dongmo Noumedem

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Deguy D'or Luogbou Nzu

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Esther Dankoni

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Christian Mérimé Kenfack

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Nestor Feussom Gipwe

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Julie Akame

Affiliation Helen Keller International, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Ann Tarini

Affiliation Helen Keller International, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Yaobi Zhang

Affiliation Helen Keller International, Regional Office for Africa, Dakar, Senegal

Fru Fobuzski Angwafo III

Affiliation Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon

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.