About the Authors
- Blaise Genton, Valérie D'Acremont
- Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
- Lawrence Rare, Kay Baea, John C Reeder, Michael P Alpers, Ivo Müller
- Papua New Guinea (PNG) Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Goroka, Papua New Guinea
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
BG designed the study, performed clinical supervision and data checking, and wrote the manuscript. VDA was responsible for data cleaning and analysis. LR was responsible for the demography surveillance system and for the day-to-day activities in the Wosera. KB was the research nurse in charge and on-site microscopist. JCR was the PNG IMR director for the second part of the morbidity surveillance, in charge of overall activities. MPA was the former PNG IMR director; he designed the study and was in charge of overall activities for half of the study period. IM was in charge of data base management and coordinated the malaria activities on site for the second part of the study period.