Funding for this research was provided by:
David and Lucile Packard Foundation (NA)
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (NA)
United States Agency for International Development (NA)
Received: 23 August 2019
Accepted: 26 May 2020
First Online: 1 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: AMREF Health Africa’s Ethical and Scientific Review Committee (REF: AMREF-ESRC P124/2014), the World Health Organization’s Ethical Review Board and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Institutional Review Board (FWA #00000287) approved the study protocol for ethical and scientific merit. Written informed consent and assent were obtained from parents and adolescents, respectively, prior to conducting the interviews.As part of the consent process, participants were given information about the study including the study objectives, procedures, potential risks and benefits, data confidentiality, anonymization and use, privacy and ethical considerations of the research team. Participants were requested to provide a signed consent statement if they agreed with the information provided.
: Not Applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.