Funding for this research was provided by:
British Medical Association (Charitable Arm Grant (2015-2016))
Received: 7 December 2017
Accepted: 11 September 2018
First Online: 19 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was registered at clinicaltrials.gov (NCT02971449) [CitationRef removed]. Ethical approval was received from The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. Investigational Review Board (IRB) approval was obtained from the Mengo Hospital Research Review Committee. Written informed consent was obtained from all study participants with appropriate translation and literacy resources provided as necessary. The consent form and process were approved by the IRB. All CHW test scores were de-identified with the CHWs receiving an individual study number. We adhered to Wellcome Trust guidelines on research involving subjects in LMICs [CitationRef removed].
: Not applicable
: KK and MC are salaried employees of Omni Med, a registered non-profit organisation in the USA and Uganda. Omni Med did not provide the funding for this study, which was funded by a grant from The British Medical Association secured by JOD; rather, Omni Med were an implementation partner.
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