23The first STAR study Clinical Performance community sensitisation meeting took place on April 21st 2016 in Kanatampa, Chongwe. The sensitisation meet drew participation from various community-based stakeholders including local school teachers, religious groups, and community-based volunteers such as the Community Health Workers (CHW), Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), home-based care supporters, Kanakantampa health facility staff and health centre members, and members of the neighbourhood health committee as well as settlement committee.
The STAR study team was comprised of study nurses, research assistants, STAR Manager (CPS) and STAR Project Epidemiologist from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).