Funding for this research was provided by:
National Malaria Control Programme (National Malaria Control Programme)
Received: 9 June 2021
Accepted: 7 November 2021
First Online: 18 November 2021
: The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the Navrongo Health Research Centre and the Ghana Health Service Ethics Review Committee before study implementation. All amendments were to be approved by the ethics boards before implementation, as appropriate. In addition, all participants provided parental informed consent before study enrolment and participation.
: All authors approved the final version of the manuscript and the corresponding author has the permission of all authors to publish this manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.