Funding for this research was provided by:
European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (RIA2017NIM-1847)
Received: 6 November 2019
Accepted: 22 November 2019
First Online: 5 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study has been approved by the ‘Comité d’Éthique de la Recherche Biomédicale’ (CERBM) in Madagascar and the ‘Comité National d’Éthique pour les Sciences de la Vie et de la Santé’ (CNESS) in the Comoros. Approval has also been obtained from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of ITM given that ITM is the sponsor of this study. In addition, the study has been approved by the Ethics Committee (EC) of the University of Antwerp Hospital in Antwerp. Prior to the start, this study has been included in the ExternalRef removed public registry (NCT03662022, on 7 September 2018, ExternalRef removed).
: Not applicable.
: The author declares that they have no competing interests.