About the Authors

Patricia Akweongo

akweongo@gmail.com

Affiliation School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Maxwell A. Dalaba

Affiliation Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, Ghana

Mary H. Hayden

Affiliation National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Timothy Awine

Affiliation Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, Ghana

Gertrude N. Nyaaba

Affiliation Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, Ghana

Dominic Anaseba

Affiliation Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, Ghana

Abraham Hodgson

Affiliation Research and Development Division, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana

Abdulai A. Forgor

Affiliation War Memorial Hospital, Ghana Health Services, Navrongo, Ghana

Rajul Pandya

Affiliation National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PA MAD MHH AH AAF RP. Performed the experiments: MAD GNN DA. Analyzed the data: PA MAD TA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PA MAD MHH TA GNN DA AH AAF RP. Wrote the paper: PA MAD MHH AAF RP.