Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-06-17
Received: 17 December 2018
Accepted: 31 May 2019
First Online: 17 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Institutional Review Board of NMIMR of the University of Ghana. According to the Ghana National Blood Policy 2006, individuals wishing to donate blood are taken through some education and medical assessment by use of questionnaire for their suitability. Informed consent to investigate or conduct active research into transfusion transmissible infections including HCV is a standard part of this routine.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that there are no competing interests.