Received: 8 January 2019
Accepted: 25 April 2019
First Online: 10 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University (protocol number 029/12/DMIP), from the Armauer Hansen Research institute (AHRI)/All-Africa Leprosy Rehabilitation and Training Centre (AHRI/ALERT) Ethics Review Committee (Reference number P021/21,), and from the National Health Research Ethics Review Committee (NERC) (reference number 3.10.1820/05). A written informed consent was obtained from the study participants infants’ parents/guardians.
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