Received: 18 November 2016
Accepted: 12 January 2018
First Online: 22 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Permission to carry out the study was obtained from the Institutional Review Board of the Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan. The study was also approved by the Ethics Advisory Group of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France and the Médecins Sans Frontières (Geneva, Switzerland) Ethics Review Board criteria for studies using routinely collected data. As this was a record review study, informed patient consent was not required.
: Not applicable.
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