About the Authors

Ramadhan Hashim

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Ahmed M. Khatib

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

Godwin Enwere

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Jin Kyung Park

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Rita Reyburn

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Mohammad Ali

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Na Yoon Chang

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Deok Ryun Kim

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Benedikt Ley

Affiliations International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea, Biocenter, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Kamala Thriemer

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Anna Lena Lopez

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

John D. Clemens

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Jacqueline L. Deen

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Sunheang Shin

Affiliation International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Christian Schaetti

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

Raymond Hutubessy

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Maria Teresa Aguado

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Marie Paule Kieny

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

David Sack

Affiliation Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Stephen Obaro

Affiliation Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Attiye J. Shaame

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

Said M. Ali

Affiliation Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri, Chake-Chake, Zanzibar

Abdul A. Saleh

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

Lorenz von Seidlein

lseidlein@gmail.com

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia

Mohamed S. Jiddawi

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Stonetown, Zanzibar

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJ LvS JLD JDC KT BL RR GE AMK R. Hashim. Performed the experiments: R. Hashim AMK RR NYC BL KT AS SMS AS LvS. Analyzed the data: JKP MA NYC DRK LvS. Wrote the paper: R. Hashim AMK GE JKP RR MA NYC DRK BL KT ALL JDC JLD SS CS R. Hutubessy MTA MPK DS SO AJS SMA AAS LvS MSJ.