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Research Article

Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Schistosomiasis Treatment for Reducing HIV Transmission in Africa – The Case of Zimbabwean Women

  • Martial L. Ndeffo Mbah mail,

    Martial.Ndeffo-Mbah@yale.edu

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Eric M. Poolman,

    Affiliation: Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Katherine E. Atkins,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Evan W. Orenstein,

    Affiliation: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Lauren Ancel Meyers,

    Affiliation: Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey P. Townsend,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Alison P. Galvani

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: August 01, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002346

About the Authors

Martial L. Ndeffo Mbah, Katherine E. Atkins, Alison P. Galvani
School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Eric M. Poolman
Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
Evan W. Orenstein
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Lauren Ancel Meyers
Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
Jeffrey P. Townsend
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Martial.Ndeffo-Mbah@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MLNM EMP APG. Performed the experiments: MLNM. Analyzed the data: MLNM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MLNM KEA EWO LAM JPT. Wrote the paper: MLNM EMP KEA EWO LAM JPT APG.