Funding for this research was provided by:
Universitetet i Bergen
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-10-28
Received: 9 July 2018
Accepted: 17 October 2019
First Online: 28 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The ethical review committee at the Gezira State Ministry of Health approved the study. The Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics, Western Norway also approved the study protocol (2012/937/REK West). The privacy issues and patients’ file management related to the scientific evaluation was approved by The Norwegian Data Protection Office for Research (2012/31743).Consent was not necessary for administrative data. For questionnaire based data most of them were collected as part of the GFMP Master’s programme. For questionnaires assessing the programme the students were asked verbally to participate during lectures and meetings, and told that answering was voluntary. These procedures were approved by the Ethical review committee at the Gezira State Ministry of Health.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.