Funding for this research was provided by:
Wellcome Trust (106919/A/15/Z)
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Received: 4 December 2018
Accepted: 11 July 2019
First Online: 18 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Written informed consent will be obtained from all participants in both the trials. For adolescents younger than 18 years of age (minors), informed consent will be obtained from parents or guardians of the adolescents. The study procedures were approved by the Institutional Review Boards of the Harvard Faculty of Medicine (reference IRB17–0379), Sangath (references VP_2018_41 and RP_2018_47) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM Ethics reference 15907). Additional approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (HMSC/1/2016/SBR) and the Department of Education, Government of India (DE40 /EVGB/2017/711–717) were also obtained before the commencement of the trials.
: Consent for publication of anonymized data will be obtained from trial participants.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.