Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1170018, OPP1204689)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FDN-159935)
Nutricia Research Foundation (NRF 2016-10)
H2020 European Research Council (339579)
Projet Transversal de Recherche, Institut Pasteur (08-16)
Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship (P300PA_177876)
Return Grant (P3P3PA_17877)
Roux-Cantarini Fellowship (2016)
L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science France Fellowship (2017)
Vanier Graduate Scholarship, CIHR (2016)
Killam Graduate Fellowship (2016)
Received: 22 May 2020
Accepted: 5 July 2020
First Online: 27 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol for Afribiota was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the Institut Pasteur (2016-06/IRB), the National Ethical Review Boards of Madagascar (55/MSANP/CE) and the Central African Republic (173/UB/FACSS/CSCVPER/16), and the Human Ethics Board of the University of British Columbia (H18-01108). All participants received oral and written information about the study and the legal representatives of the children provided written consent to participate in the study [CitationRef removed].
: Not applicable (none of the data presented is individually identifiable).
: The authors declare no competing interests.