Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1118585)
Received: 24 January 2018
Accepted: 2 January 2019
First Online: 16 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The institutional review boards (IRBs) at the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Health (Reference# MH/PRS/99/V.V1/259), Reed College (IRB No. 2015-Su3), and the University of California, San Francisco (Reference# 136540) approved the study protocol and procedures. Use of de-identified patient data collected from hospital records was exempted from informed consent requirements. All women randomized to the CCT intervention arm and agreed to participate in the CCT programme provided written informed consent to be surveyed during enrolment for for their de-identified CCT programme data to be used in the study analysis.
: Not applicable.
: SJ and PS are the CEO and CSO, respectively, of New Incentives, a US-based nonprofit committed to implementing health-related cash transfer programmes to save lives in developing countries. Operating in Nigeria, New Incentives gives women with high-risk pregnancies, including HIV-positive women, conditional cash transfers for retention in facility-based care.
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