Funding for this research was provided by:
The Wellcome Trust DBT India Alliance (IA/CPHI/14/1/501514)
Received: 16 July 2019
Accepted: 31 October 2019
First Online: 23 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study is approved by the Institutional Ethical Committee of SEARCH (Protocol number-2014/0628–01), which was formed in accordance with the guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research. Participation in the trial will be completely voluntary. Written or audio (for those who cannot read or write) informed consent will be obtained from the participants by the CHWs, outreach clinic team and surveyors once they have explained the study, which requires blood or urine sample collections for biochemical analyses, to the participants in the local language. All information regarding study participants will be kept confidential.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.