Funding for this research was provided by:
Department for International Development (DFID), UK and La FondationVeuve Emile Metz-Tesch (SORT IT)
Received: 14 October 2019
Accepted: 10 January 2020
First Online: 7 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Permission to use the secondary data for this study was obtained from the EPI. National ethics approval was obtained from the institutional review board, Department of Medical Research, Myanmar [IRB number—2019-73]. Ethics approval was also obtained from the Union Ethics Advisory Group (International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France) [EAG number 12/19]. Respondent’s names were not used in the study and therefore informed patient consent was not required.
: Consent to publish was obtained from the Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.