Funding for this research was provided by:
an Australian Government Research Training Scholarship
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-10
Received: 7 January 2018
Accepted: 29 August 2018
First Online: 10 September 2018
: AC is a PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales, his area of investigation relates to early warning surveillance system function in small island developing states. CJ, AS and ML are senior officers of the Solomon Islands MHMS with responsibilities for early warning surveillance and nursing functions; GS, JK and AR are academics at the University of New South Wales and jointly supervise AC’s PhD.
: The study had the ethics approval of Solomon Islands Health Research and Ethics Review Board (011/17) and the University of New South Wales (Australia) Human Research Ethics Committee (HC17238). Written consent was obtained from all participants to record, analyse and report data collected during interviews.
: Consent to use deidentified quotations was obtained from participants using a Solomon Islands Health Research and Ethics Review Board and University of New South Wales (Australia) Ethics Committee approved consent form.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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