We acknowledge the hard work of the field workers in conducting the interviews. The nurse field coordinator Edrissa Sabally and the field supervisors Seedy Singateh, Abdoulie Manneh, and Alhagie Seedibeh were instrumental in training the field workers and performing quality control for the interviews. Ousman Bittaye and Salifou Sambou coordinated the subject tracing from the DSS link file. Special thanks go to the primary caregivers of under 5-year-old children in The Basse Demographic Surveillance System who kindly agreed to participate in this study. We are also thankful to the Regional Health Team (RHT) Basse for their cooperation and support in conducting this study successfully. Richard Adegbola provided guidance and facilitated organization and conduct of the study.
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