Funding for this research was provided by:
Seventh Framework Programme (grant agreement 281532)
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Received: 2 October 2017
Accepted: 4 May 2018
First Online: 31 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Before the REPOPA project started, each country team sought ethical clearance in their respective countries in the forms required by therein [CitationRef removed]. Before the two internet-based Delphi rounds, an informed consent form for the REPOPA Delphi study was signed by participants. The 82 experts who agreed to become part of the Delphi panel remained anonymous throughout the two internet-based Delphi rounds; their names were circulated only among REPOPA researchers and the data obtained were analysed anonymously. The research in general followed the ethics guidelines specifically developed and accepted by the REPOPA Consortium. Data was collected respecting the national ethical regulations and clearance procedures specific to each setting.
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