Funding for this research was provided by:
UK Research and Innovation (ES/P010873/1, ES/P010873/1)
United Nations Children's Fund (ESARO/SSFA/2019-001)
Received: 11 January 2022
Accepted: 11 July 2022
First Online: 29 August 2022
: All data were previously collected for routine humanitarian response and/or public health service provision purposes, and were either in the public domain or shared in fully anonymised format. Caregivers of anthropometric survey participants provided verbal informed consent as per SMART protocol standard procedures. The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (ref. 15334/RR/14437) and the Somali Ministry of Health and Human Services’ Research and Ethics Committee (ref. MOH&HS/DGO/0701/May/2019). No reply was received to a related application to the ethics committee of South Sudan’s Ministry of Health. All analyses were performed in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations, including the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.