Funding for this research was provided by:
Fogarty International Center (5R25TW007693-07)
Received: 15 March 2018
Accepted: 15 November 2018
First Online: 3 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Research and Publication Committee at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Ref. No. MU/PGS/SAEC/Vol.IX/). Permission to conduct the study in the dialysis unit was obtained from the director general of Muhimbili National Hospital. Furthermore, written informed consents outlining among others the purpose of the study, benefits, burdens and voluntariness to participate in a study was obtained directly from each individual willing to participate.
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