Funding for this research was provided by:
Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation of the Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka, funded by the World Bank (DOR STEM HEMS [6026-LK/ 8743- LK])
Received: 22 April 2022
Accepted: 14 November 2022
First Online: 5 December 2022
: All protocols to conduct the study were reviewed and confirmed by the Ethics Review Committee, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka [ERC/2019/32].
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.