Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1084442, OPP1084399)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (R01HD060712)
Received: 10 December 2018
Accepted: 18 March 2019
First Online: 2 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Verbal consent was obtained from all participants in the NOMS sub-study and documented by the study staff. Ethics committee approval was granted for verbal consent. The study was approved by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Institutional Review Board in Baltimore, USA and the Nepal Health Research Council in Kathmandu, Nepal. Health facility data from the SPA and SARA did not include identifiable patient information and ethical approval for data collection was obtained by the original survey implementers.
: Not applicable.
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