Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-05-16
Received: 1 August 2017
Accepted: 25 April 2019
First Online: 16 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study proposal had ethical approval from the Ethical Review Board of the Ghana Health Service. Permission was also obtained from the Brong Ahafo Regional Health Directorate to access the selected facilities. Permission was also obtained from the Heads of the selected institutions. The study was explained to participants and their concerns addressed. A written consent was sought from all participants. An informed consent document was administered to all the participants before they took part in the study. Each participant who agreed to be part of the study signed or thumb printed on the consent form before the questionnaire was administered. For participants who were under 18, a written consent was sought form their guardian and the participant provided a written assent to take part in the study. Both the mother or guardian and the participant signed a consent form before the interviews were conducted.
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