Funding for this research was provided by:
Australian Agency for International Development
Sigrid Rausing Trust (PHHPDY79)
Stephen Lewis Foundation (SASA AA2)
STRIVE RPC (PHGHHD76)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-05-11
Received: 28 June 2017
Accepted: 25 April 2018
First Online: 11 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Each participant gave individual written informed consent to prior to being interviewed and, in the qualitative study, to be audio recorded. The study received ethical approval from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Research Ethics Committee (UK) (ref.5210), Makerere University Institutional Review Board (Uganda) (ref. 2007-101) and the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (SS 2048). Approval to work in the study communities was obtained from local government offices and leaders.
: LM is Co-Director of Raising Voices and designed the SASA! approach. TM is the Director of CEDOVIP and in charge of the implementation of the SASA! intervention being evaluated. They played a central role in ensuring the appropriate conceptualisation and implementation of the study. They had no direct involvement in data collection and analysis. They have input into the interpretation of the findings. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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