Funding for this research was provided by:
Arba Minch University (GOV/AMU/TH.1.1/CMHS/NUR/04/10)
Received: 11 July 2019
Accepted: 10 December 2019
First Online: 16 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from Arba Minch University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Institutional Research Ethics Review Board (IRB). Adequate explanation about the purpose of the study and a letter of support was given to Gamo and Gofa Zones Health Departments and CEOs of each hospital. All study participants were informed about the purpose of the study, their right to refuse participation and written and signed voluntary consent was obtained from all study participants before the interview. The respondents were also informed that the information obtained from them was treated with the utmost confidentiality.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.