Funding for this research was provided by:
Tigray Regional Health Bureau and Mekelle University funded this research
Received: 12 May 2018
Accepted: 18 July 2019
First Online: 26 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from Mekelle University; College of Health Science research ethics review committee. Permission was obtained from Tigray Regional Health Bureau (TRHB) and health institution administration. Before data collection written consent and assent was obtained from the study participants. Study participants and/or their relatives were informed of the procedures and significance of the study. The results of the study participants were communicated to the infants’ respective physician or nurses for beneficiary measures. Confidentiality of the study participants was kept by using codes and initials instead of names. Results of both positive and negative infants were informed to their respective physician for further management.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.