Received: 31 December 2021
Accepted: 17 November 2022
First Online: 2 December 2022
: The research was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of MUST, reference number 18/05–18 and Uganda national council of science and technology, registration number HS 2753. Site clearance was sought from the Hospital Director (s) of MRRH and HICH. Written informed consent was obtained from the parents/legal guardians of the neonates. The study was conducted in accordance with existing ethical guidelines and regulations of declaration of Helsinki.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.