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Research Article

Dynamics of Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Malaria in an Armed Conflict

  • Thomas Fürst,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Giovanna Raso,

    Affiliations: Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Cinthia A. Acka,

    Affiliations: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Département de Sociologie, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Andres B. Tschannen,

    Affiliation: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Eliézer K. N'Goran,

    Affiliations: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, UFR Biosciences, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Jürg Utzinger mail

    juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: September 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000513

About the Authors

Thomas Fürst, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Giovanna Raso
Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
Giovanna Raso
School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Giovanna Raso, Cinthia A. Acka, Andres B. Tschannen, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Cinthia A. Acka
Département de Sociologie, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Eliézer K. N'Goran
UFR Biosciences, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Corresponding Author

Email: juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TF GR CAA ABT EKN JU. Performed the experiments: GR CAA ABT EKN. Analyzed the data: TF. Wrote the paper: TF. Critically revised the manuscript and read and approved the final version: TF GR CAA ABT EKN JU.