Funding for this research was provided by:
College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University
Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
Australian Institute of International Affairs
Received: 28 August 2020
Accepted: 5 January 2021
First Online: 22 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by The Human Research Ethics Committee, James Cook University (approval H5849), and The Ethics Review Committee on Medical Research Involving Human Subjects, Department of Medical Research, Myanmar Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health, Regional Health Director and village leaders provided permission for this study. Written informed consent was obtained from all participants or their guardians.
: Not applicable.
: NNA, TWN, TW and SSW were involved in Myanmar’s National LF Elimination Program at the time of the study. MS works as a self-employed private general practitioner in Mandalay. He volunteered his time to assist with data collection during the study.