Funding for this research was provided by:
Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine
Research Council of Norway (GLOBVAC) . (228203)
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Received: 20 September 2016
Accepted: 15 April 2018
First Online: 4 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This clinical trial was approved by both the Haydom hospital, Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics, Western Norway and the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences ethics and publication committee with clinical trial number NCT01869582. The ethics committee approved the use of verbal consent because the consent were taken from women who were in labor admitted for delivery. The verbal consent was approved aiming at reducing burden to women in labor and for those who were unable to read or write to have equal chance of participating into the study.
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