About the Authors

Leopold Ndemnge Aminde

amindeln@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

Noah Fongwen Takah

Affiliation Global Health Systems Solutions, Limbe, Cameroon

Anastase Dzudie

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon and Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital Douala, Douala, Cameroon and Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Neville Mengnjo Bonko

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea and Baptist Hospital, Mutengene, Cameroon

George Awungafac

Affiliation Global Health Systems Solutions, Limbe, Cameroon

Divine Teno

Affiliation Tubah District Hospital, Bambui, Cameroon

Lawrence Mbuagbaw

Affiliation Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Karen Sliwa

Affiliation Hatter Institute of Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LNA AD. Performed the experiments: LNA NFT NMB. Analyzed the data: LNA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LNA AD DT GA LM KS. Wrote the paper: LNA NFT AD.