About the Authors

Dan K. Kajungu

kajungu_dan@yahoo.co.uk

Affiliations Research Institute of Health and Society (IRSS), Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium, Uganda Malaria Surveillance project/Infectious Disease Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda, Santé Stat. and Analytical Research Institute (SSARI), Kampala, Uganda

Annette Erhart

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Ambrose Otau Talisuna

Affiliations Malaria Public Health Department, University of Oxford-KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, Uganda Malaria Surveillance project/Infectious Disease Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

Quique Bassat

Affiliation Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça (CISM), Maputo, Mozambique/Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain

Corine Karema

Affiliation National Malaria Control Program–TRAC Plus, Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda

Carolyn Nabasumba

Affiliation Epicentre, Paris, France/Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara, Uganda

Michael Nambozi

Affiliation Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Ndola, Zambia

Halidou Tinto

Affiliation Institut de Recherches en Sciences de la Santé, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso/Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Peter Kremsner

Affiliation Institut für Tropenmedizin, Universität Tübingen, Germany and Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné, Lambaréné, Gabon

Martin Meremikwu

Affiliation Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria/Institute of Tropical Diseases Research & Prevention, Calabar, Nigeria

Umberto D’Alessandro

Affiliations Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Medical Research Council Unit, Fajara, The Gambia

Niko Speybroeck

Affiliation Research Institute of Health and Society (IRSS), Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Competing Interests

UDA and QB have both done a consultancy for Sigma Tau, Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite, and also received support to attend scientific meetings from Novartis (UDA and QB), Sanofi (UDA) and Sigma Tau (UDA and QB). Niko Speybroeck and Quique Bassat are PLOS ONE editorial Board members. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to PLOS ONE Editorial policies and criteria.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DK NS UDA. Performed the experiments: DK AE AOT UDA QB NS PK MM CK CN MN HT. Analyzed the data: DK AE UDA AOT NS QB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DK AE UDA AOT NS QB. Wrote the paper: DK AE AOT UDA QB NS PK MM CK CN MN HT.