Received: 22 August 2018
Accepted: 12 September 2019
First Online: 26 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval of the study was obtained from the Addis Ababa University College of Health Science Institutional Review Board, the Partners Human Research Committee, and the Boston University Medical Campus Institutional Review Board. Potential risks and benefits of enrollment in the study were explained to all of the study participants. Written informed consent was received from literate participants. For participants who were not literate, the interviewers read the consent form and the information sheet aloud prior to requesting for the person’s finger print. Interviewers also offered to answer questions (if participants have any). Participants who presented health concerns other than SMI were referenced to the nearest healthcare facility.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.