Funding for this research was provided by:
European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (680995)
Received: 9 March 2018
Accepted: 15 January 2019
First Online: 25 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was conducted in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration (1964, revised 2013), and received ethical approval from the University of Leeds School of Medicine and Research Ethics Committee (SoMREC), Ref no: MREC 15–063. The study obtained ethical approval in all three countries where the study took place, from Nepal Health Research Council, Bangladesh Medical Research Council and the National BioEthics Committee Pakistan. All research participants provided written consent, and we have ensured confidentiality throughout the research and analysis process. Participants were provided with refreshments during interviews and focus groups and travel reimbursed, but no financial incentives were given.
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