Funding for this research was provided by:
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R25MH83620)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (T32DA1391)
Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health (001)
Center for Qualitative Studies in Health and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University (002)
Received: 4 October 2019
Accepted: 18 June 2020
First Online: 17 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by three ethics review boards: (1) the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Institutional Review Board (IRB No. 6651), (2) the Ethical and Protocol Review Boards of the Ghana Health Services (ID: Ms-Et/M.2-P4.1/2015–2016) and (3) the University of Ghana Medical School (ID: GHS-ERC 16/09/15). All interviews were conducted with participants’ written informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Emma Sacks is a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) of this journal. All the other authors declare that they have no competing interests.