About the Authors

Raquel Inocencio da Luz

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

rinocencio@itg.be

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Delphin Mavinga Phanzu

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Resources, Supervision

Affiliation Centre de Recherche en Santé de Kimpese, Kimpese, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Oscar N’lemvo Kiabanzawoko

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Resources

Affiliation Centre de Recherche en Santé de Kimpese, Kimpese, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Eric Miaka

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation National Sleeping Sickness Control Program, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Paul Verlé

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Anja De Weggheleire

Roles Data curation, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Philippe Büscher

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Resources, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Epco Hasker

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Marleen Boelaert

† Deceased.

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Resources

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist Author Marleen Boelaert was unable to confirm her authorship contributions. On her behalf, the corresponding author has reported her contributions to the best of their knowledge.