Funding for this research was provided by:
Sall Family Foundation
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Received: 30 January 2018
Accepted: 26 October 2018
First Online: 14 November 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Malawi’s National Health Science Research Committee reviewed and approved this study (Protocol #1056). This was a program evaluation, not a trial. This was deemed so by Malawi’s National Health Science Research Committee. Per the approved protocol, all women provided verbal informed consent prior to the start of the survey given the nature of the program evaluation and the relatively low literacy rates, particularly among women. Similarly, the inclusion criteria were set as women of reproductive age (15–44 years) who had given birth within the past 12 months and whose baby was still living. In Malawi, prevailing culture considers such women adults, so all women consented for themselves.
: Not applicable for this study.
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