Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (GEMS: Project OPP 38874)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-04-15
Received: 20 September 2018
Accepted: 3 April 2019
First Online: 15 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study, conducted under the framework of the GEMS project, took place in seven LMICs and was coordinated by the Center for Vaccine Development (Baltimore, Maryland, USA) in collaboration with the Barcelona institute of Global Health (ISGlobal), in Spain. The GEMS protocol and informed consent were both approved by the National Bioethics Committee for Health of Mozambique (CNBS – IRB00002657), the ethics committee of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, and The Institutional Review Board at the University of Maryland. After informing the objectives and characteristics of the study a written informed consent was obtained from the child’s primary caretaker, and a witnessed consent was obtained for illiterate parents/caretakers.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no Competing interests.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.