Funding for this research was provided by:
Save the Children Saving Newborn Lives
The Elma Relief Foundation
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Received: 23 February 2018
Accepted: 27 July 2018
First Online: 10 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study received ethics approval by the ethical review board at the Republic of South Sudan Ministry of Health in Juba, South Sudan. Verbal informed consent was obtained from all participants in the study. Verbal consent was obtained for participation because the majority of community health workers were illiterate and the research presents no more than minimal risk of harm to subjects. Verbal consent was approved and preferred by the ethical review board.
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