Funding for this research was provided by:
German Academic Exchange Service (-)
Received: 31 August 2018
Accepted: 14 November 2018
First Online: 20 November 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethical Committee, Office of Research Services, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand (MUTM 2017–030-01) and Institutional Review Board, Defence Services Medical Research Centre (DSMRC), Myanmar (IRB/2017/65). Permission to collecting the data was also obtained from National Tuberculosis Program (NTP), Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS), Myanmar (Letter No. 268/TB). Before commencement of data collection, the purpose of the study was explained and written informed consent was obtained from each study participant. The results were kept confidentially.
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