Received: 12 May 2018
Accepted: 26 June 2019
First Online: 10 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval of the study was obtained from Jimma University institute of health ethical review board. The ethical letter was submitted to Gambella hospital then support letter was obtained from Hospital administration. Written consent was taken after informing the purpose and importance of the study to each participant. To ensure confidentiality of participant’s information, codes were used where by the name of the participant and any identifier of participants was not written on the questionnaire. Participants were interviewed alone to keep the privacy. The participants did not pay for the test. Voluntary Participation was clearly stated that they could choose to participate or not; and they could still receive all the services they usually do if they choose not to participate. Test results were given to the clinicians who were working on ANC clinic and medical and psychological management was given for pregnant women who become positive for the test. The clinical specimen collected during the study period was used only for the stated objectives.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.