Funding for this research was provided by:
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Received: 6 July 2022
Accepted: 13 December 2022
First Online: 6 January 2023
: Ethical approval was obtained from King’s College London (reference: LRS/DP-20/21-22079) and the Sierra Leone Ethics and Research Council. COVID-19 public health guidance was followed throughout, and no travel was undertaken for the sole purpose of this research. Data security was maintained in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations.
: All CRADLE Champions who participated in the FGDs provided informed written consent to participate and for their anonymised data to be published.
: The Authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.