Funding for this research was provided by:
International Organization for Migration, Nepal (N/A)
Received: 20 May 2019
Accepted: 1 November 2019
First Online: 15 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approved was obtained from the Ethical Review Board of Nepal Health Research Council. A written informed consent was obtained from each respondent before the data collection. Participants were informed about their voluntary participation and ensured the protection of privacy and confidentiality. Participants having symptoms of severe chronic and infectious diseases such as heart diseases and tuberculosis were referred to nearby government hospitals.
: Not applicable.
: Prof Edwin van Teijlingen, a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) for BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, is also a co-author of this article.