Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-10
Received: 9 October 2017
Accepted: 2 September 2018
First Online: 10 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences of Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia (Reference number: IRB/021/08). The purpose of the study was explained to concerned bodies in the study site officially. Each child was enrolled in the study after the parent/guardian signed a consent form. Besides, each child gave an assent before taking part in the study. Soap, sterile needle, surgical blade, Vaseline ointment was given to children based on the request of the ethical committee.
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