Funding for this research was provided by:
Bloomberg Family Foundation (41363)
Fondation H&B Agerup (41363)
Received: 7 December 2017
Accepted: 25 February 2018
First Online: 5 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This project was approved by the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in Tanzania as one activity among a larger set of activities for theProject to Reduce Maternal Deaths in Tanzania. It was also reviewed in accordance with CDC human subjects protection policy and was determined to be non-research. Verbal consent was obtained from all respondents prior to participation. Providers and postpartum women completed the interviews voluntarily.
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