Funding for this research was provided by:
Medical Research Council (MR/J003999/1)
National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (1092789)
NHMRC Independent Research Institute Infrastructure Support Scheme
Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure grant
Received: 6 June 2020
Accepted: 16 September 2020
First Online: 13 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Gambia Government/MRC Joint Ethics Committee (SCC1318). Verbal consent was first obtained at village sensitisation meetings, followed by individual written informed consent for all participants. Parents/guardians provided written consent for children less than 17 years, and assent was obtained from children between 12 and 17 years.
: Not applicable
: All authors declare no competing interests.