Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-03-05
Received: 31 August 2017
Accepted: 10 January 2019
First Online: 5 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by Makerere University School of Public Health Higher Degrees Research and Ethics Committee (Protocol 079) and the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. Permission was also sought from the district authorities. The study interviewers received rigorous training addressing handling of MSM and FSWs, with emphasis on ensuring confidentiality and respect for study participants. To ensure maximum confidentiality, written informed consent for data collection was done using initials of participants. Voluntary participation was emphasized and confidentiality maintained during interviews and throughout the handling of the data.
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