Funding for this research was provided by:
IDRC under Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa initiative (108547)
Received: 15 July 2020
Accepted: 21 December 2020
First Online: 7 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The community-based qualitative study was done under a larger project examining Barriers and Enablers to Gender, Equity and Scale-Up of MNCH interventions in Tanzania and Uganda. Ethical clearance was obtained through Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Research & Ethical Committee (CREC/201/2017), National Institute for Medical Research Lake Zone Institutional Review Board (MR/53/100/493), Mbarara University of Science and Technology Research Ethics Committee (MUREC #04/06–17), Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (SS 4386), and the University of Calgary Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board (REB17-1741). The District Health Offices were informed about the study and provided written permission to collect data.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.