We thank the participants, the local communities, and their leaders for giving us their time to discuss their perspectives on our research. We thank all staff members of STOPMAL for their dedication to this project. We are also grateful to all the organizations that have supported this research: the Vestergaard-Frandsen group; Medical Council Laboratories in The Gambia; the joint Gambian Government/MRC Ethics Committee; Durham University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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