Funding for this research was provided by:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Received: 29 November 2017
Accepted: 5 August 2019
First Online: 18 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Observational/Interventions Research Ethics Committee (reference 8749–01) and the Sierra Leone Ethics and Scientific Review Committee (SLESRC) approved this study. Written informed consent was obtained from eligible CTCs and CTs who consented to take part in the study. Consent was not required from individual Ebola contacts as the smartphone app mirrored the existing paper-based system that was in use for contact tracing throughout the country.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.