Funding for this research was provided by:
The Netherlands government through NWO/WOTRO Ghana project (W07.45.104.00)
Received: 15 January 2019
Accepted: 17 June 2019
First Online: 21 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Ethical Review Committee (ERC) (Clearance number: GHS-ERC: 18/5/11). Administrative approval was also sought from each of the selected health facilities and individual informed consent sought from staff who were engaged in the study. Moreover, names of healthcare facilities were coded after data cleaning to ensure anonymity throughout the data analysis. Since all the study participants were literate, consent to participate in the study was given in a written form in accordance with the GHS ERC guidelines for scientific research.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare they have no competing interests.