Funding for this research was provided by:
The Government of France in the context of the Muskoka Initiative on Maternal and Child Health
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Received: 11 November 2016
Accepted: 10 May 2018
First Online: 11 June 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The research protocol was approved by the Research Project Review Panel (RP2) of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP) at WHO in Geneva, and the WHO Research Ethics Review Committee, Geneva, Switzerland. The study was approved by the respective ethical committees of Burkina Faso (Comité d’éthique pour la recherche en santé - Ministère de la santé & Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur, de la recherche scientifique et de l’innovation; reference number: 2016–02-019) and of the DRC (Comité d’éthique - Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur et universitaire, Université de Kinshasa, Ecole de santé publique; reference number: ESP/CE/039b/2016). All adult participants will provide written consent. Non-adult participants will give their informed assent and their respective parents or guardians their informed consent.
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