Funding for this research was provided by:
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519, EP/P028519)
Received: 4 March 2022
Accepted: 29 July 2022
First Online: 25 August 2022
: Ethical approval for the study was granted by Imperial College Research Ethics Committee (ICREC/SETREC No 18IC4814), Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (reference NIMR/HQ/R.8a/Vol.IX/2610) and the College of Natural and Computational Science Institutional Review Board committee of Addis Ababa University Ethiopia (No. IRB/033/2018). Permission was obtained from Mwisingwi District Council, Tanzania, Oromia Zone in Amhara Region, Ethiopia, and community leaders. Informed consent was obtained from each participant. For the role play, before consent and permission were obtained, it was explained to all participants that the local and national authority could use recorded film clips as an advocacy tool. Each participant was informed of their right to withdraw at any time without any reason or warning. Participants for questionnaire survey, key informant interviews and focus group discussions were provided with a unique identifying number, and the data were anonymised.
: Consent was obtained for publication from each participant.
: Acting for Health (AfH) was founded by Kamran Rafiq, Alex Dower and Marianne Comparet. They developed the ‘Acting for Health’ methodology used in the study and consequently reviewed the draft of the manuscript to ensure correct reflection of their methods. AfH had no role in data collection and analysis, or decision to publish.