Received: 6 September 2018
Accepted: 30 January 2019
First Online: 7 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the University of South Africa, Department of Health Studies Research Ethics Committee (HSHCD/551/2016) and Hamlin Fistula Hospital’s ethical review board (IRERC/2016/011/Hamlin) and official letters were written to each hospital administration. Before data collection, all eligible respondents were informed about the aims of the study, voluntary participation, withdrawal anytime without giving any reason, risk entailed and assured of the confidentiality of the information to be collected. Women were also provided with information leaflets. Those who agree to participate, signed consent forms, and or gave verbal consent.
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