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Table 1 Timeline of the key events in the trial

From: Protocol for a cluster randomised trial in Madhya Pradesh, India: community health promotion and medical provision and impact on neonates (CHAMPION2); and support to rural India’s public education system and impact on numeracy and literacy scores (STRIPES2)

Date Event
December 2015 Protocol submitted to the L V PRASAD EYE Institute (LVPEI) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) Ethics Committees
January to October 2016 Permits sought and obtained from the Departments of Health and Education in Madhya Pradesh (Mission Director from the National Health Mission, Director of the Child Health for Madhya Pradesh, Additional Mission and Director of the Education Department)
February 2017 Resubmission of protocol and short report to LVPEI and LSHTM Ethics Committees and Madhya Pradesh government
March to May 2017 Village consent, village mapping and piloting of enumeration forms
July 2017 to January 2018 Enumeration of the participants and data entry
September 2018 to April 2019 Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) application and approval
November 2018 to January 2019 Knowledge Attitudes and Practice (KAP) survey interviews and data entry
April to June 2019 Catch-up enumeration
19 June 2019 Randomisation
June to December 2019 Intervention design, village sensitisation and trainings
October 2019 STRIPES2 intervention starts
December 2019 CHAMPION2 intervention starts
19 June 2020 Neonatal and maternal survival start to count to final analysis
August 2020 First survey of children’s enrolment and attendance in school
February 2021 Second survey of children’s enrolment and attendance in school
March/April 2021 Final numeracy and literacy tests for children (STRIPES2)
November 2021 Statistical analysis of STRIPES2 completed
December 2022 Final data collection for CHAMPION2
May 2023 Statistical analysis of CHAMPION2 completed