Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (17H04659, 16H07075)
Kanae Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Science
Japan Prize Foundation
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University (2017-Ippan-29)
Program for Nurturing Global Leaders in Tropical and Emerging Communicable Diseases, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-08-29
Received: 18 June 2018
Accepted: 17 August 2018
First Online: 29 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the ethical committees of the Nepal health research council (approval no. 142/2016) and Institution of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University (approval no. 150226137-3). Each respondent who participated in the study was given detailed information about the research objectives, data collection procedures, benefit, risk, and confidentiality before written informed consent was obtained from all the participants along with thumb impression, if participants were unable to write.
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