Funding for this research was provided by:
IDEAL/DELTAS Africa Initiative (DEL-15-003)
Wellcome Trust (207522)
Received: 4 April 2020
Accepted: 27 July 2020
First Online: 1 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Scientific and Ethical Review Committee (SSC Number 2465) approved the study. Participants were given a brief introduction to who the researchers were, reasons for doing the research and what the study entailed. They were reassured that their confidentiality would be maintained by omitting personal identifiers. They gave written consent for formal interviews and for audio-recording. Data were stored electronically in password-protected laptops only accessed by the research team. Consent forms and notes were filed and stored in a locked cabinet at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme Nairobi offices, where only JNO and SAO had access.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.