Funding for this research was provided by:
University of Ghana (Malaria Centre of Excellence)
Received: 11 July 2019
Accepted: 21 November 2019
First Online: 2 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for the study was obtained from the Institutional Review Board of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (IRB Approval #: 009/15–16). Community engagement was conducted during which the aims and objectives of the study were explained to the entire population. Willing individuals provided written informed consent, assent and parental consent for minors prior to being recruited into the study.
: Not applicable.
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