Funding for this research was provided by:
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-10-29
Received: 7 May 2019
Accepted: 22 October 2019
First Online: 29 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval has been obtained from the Scientific and Ethical Review Office of the Ethiopian Public Health Institute. Permission letters have been secured from Regional and Zonal Health Offices, Educational bureaus. They have been shared with the district Health Office and community administrators and school directors. Verbal informed consent will be obtained from study participants after thorough information has been provided in the local language on the aim and procedures of the study and documented electronically through the data collection form. Assent will be obtained from school-aged children. Name and other identifiers will be excluded from the analysis for the sake of confidentiality. Moreover, it is the right of the participant to refuse to give information and drop out of the study at any time. Those found to be infected with STH or schistosomiasis will be given a treatment of either PZQ 40 mg/kg or ALB respectively.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.