Funding for this research was provided by:
HDFC LTD, INDIA
Received: 20 August 2019
Accepted: 2 June 2020
First Online: 17 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The present study received ethics approval from the independent ethics committee of the two collaborating institutes—Foundation for Research in Community Health (ref. no. IREC/2017/22/02 and IREC/2018/22/01) and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom (ref. no. Research Protocol-17-012). This approval was given to them upon furnishing the relevant documents including the consent to participate in English as well as local language (for FRCH ethics committee).
: Since the data collection for the present project included individual information of the training participants in the form of their age, work experience, etc., and at times, their photographs were taken for observation of skill demonstration during their evaluation, consent for publication was sought from all the respondents.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.