About the Authors

Tshering Dukpa

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

tshering@fnph.edu.bt

Affiliation Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan

Nidup Dorji

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan

Sangay Thinley

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Comprehensive School Health Programme, Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Thimphu, Bhutan

Wangchuk

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan

Karma Tshering

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Microbioloy, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital, Thimphu, Bhutan

Kinley Gyem

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Royal Center for Disease Control, Thimphu Bhutan

Diki Wangmo

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan

Passang Lhamo Sherpa

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan

Tshering Dorji

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Laboratory Unit, Trashigang District Hospital, Trashigang, Bhutan

Antonio Montresor

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interest exist.