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Received: 14 July 2017
Accepted: 24 April 2018
First Online: 2 May 2018
: GB is a Medical Doctor, with a Master of Advanced Studies in Medical Informatics and a Master of Advanced Studies in Public Health, Research and Teaching Assistant at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (University of Yaoundé I).BS: Medical Doctor, MPH, Coordinator of Master in Global Health, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva.NE: Medical Doctor, MSc Epidemiology, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva.JLA: Medical Doctor, MPH, Head of Cameroon National Program for the fight against tuberculosis.AG: Medical Doctor, Professor, Head of Department of Medical Informatics and Radiology, University of Geneva.
: This study was carried out according to ethical principles of the Helsinki declaration [CitationRef removed] and to local recommendations on medical research. It obtained Ethics clearance from the Cameroon National Ethics Committee (n° 072/CNE/SE/2012) and administrative authorisation of the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon (n° D301312/AAR/MINSANTE/SESP/SG/DROS/CRC/CEAI). All recruited participants were required to have signed a consent form after receiving key information about the study: objectives, duration, data collection process, expected results and benefits, voluntary character of their participation and the possibility to withdraw at any moment, confidentiality of use of data and of results obtained.
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