Funding for this research was provided by:
Oicha Referral Hospital, Ministry of health, Democratic Republic of Congo and the NGO “Les Amis du Nord/Kivu (N/A)
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Received: 13 December 2018
Accepted: 22 April 2019
First Online: 14 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained on the 22 February 2018 with the code of: REC-REF 2018–032, from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee and the National Council for Science and Technology. A written informed consent was obtained from parents/caretakers, and a written informed assent from children. Confidentiality was maintained by use of study IDs and all study documents was kept under lock and key in safe secure waterproof cabinet.
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