Funding for this research was provided by:
Wellcome Trust (210735_Z_18_Z)
Pelotas Municipal Government (-)
Received: 21 August 2018
Accepted: 3 April 2019
First Online: 2 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol has received ethical approval from the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Pelotas (2.602.769). Any modifications to the study protocol will be communicated to the Ethics Committee and updated on the trial registry. Participation in The PIÁ Trial is dependent on the informed consent of the primary caregiver of the child. A consent form is delivered in writing, and is read to the mothers in order to explain the objectives and procedures of the study. In addition, potential participants are communicated data confidentiality procedures, the fact that participation is entirely voluntary, and the possibility of leaving the study at any time and without justification. The mothers are being invited to sign the consent form a copy of which they keep. The signed form is filed at the Federal University of Pelotas.
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