About the Authors

Pelagie M. Boko

pelagieboko@gmail.com

Affiliation National Control Program of Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health of Benin, 01BP882 Cotonou, Benin

Moudachirou Ibikounle

Affiliation Faculty of Sciences and Technique, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01BP526 Cotonou, Benin

Ablawa Onzo-Aboki

Affiliation Faculty of Sciences and Technique, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01BP526 Cotonou, Benin

Jean-Jacques Tougoue

Affiliation Research Triangle Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, United States of America

Yollande Sissinto

Affiliation Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01BP 526 Cotonou, Benin

Wilfrid Batcho

Affiliation National Control Program of Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health of Benin, 01BP882 Cotonou, Benin

Dorothe Kinde-Gazard

Affiliation Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01BP 526 Cotonou, Benin

Achille Kabore

Affiliation Research Triangle Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: PMB MI JJT WB DKG AK. Data curation: PMB. Formal analysis: PMB. Funding acquisition: MI JJT WB DKG AK. Investigation: PMB MI AOA JJT WB YS AK. Methodology: PMB MI JJT WB DKG AK. Project administration: PMB MI JJT WB DKG AK. Resources: JJT AK. Software: PMB. Supervision: PMB MI. Validation: PMB MI JJT WB DKG AK. Visualization: PMB MI. Writing – original draft: PMB. Writing – review & editing: PMB.