Funding for this research was provided by:
WHO/TDR Postdoctoral Programme in implementation Research (B40347)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-12-01
Received: 19 July 2019
Accepted: 21 November 2019
First Online: 3 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol for this study was reviewed and approved by the Ghana Health Service Ethics Review Committee (GHS-ERC -01/03/17) and the Institutional Review Board of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana (054/16–17). All participants signed an informed consent form prior to participating in the study. Community consent was given by the chiefs and elders while households consent was given by the household head or parents/caretakers for children below 18 years. Individual assent was obtained for children 12–17 years old while participants 18 years old and above provided individual consent.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.