Received: 1 December 2019
Accepted: 27 August 2020
First Online: 18 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol is in line with the Declaration of Hensinki (2008). Ethical clearance was obtained by the Ethical Committee, Heidelberg University, Germany (S-399/2017). Due to the current conflict situation in Yemen, there is no formal institutional review board (IRB) to grant an ethics approval, therefor, a formal permission was granted by the authority of the MoPHP in Yemen to use the pre-existing DEWS data that was produced by MoPHP to do secondary data analysis. Individual informed consent was sent by email to all participants to be signed and sent back to the investigator, an additional verbal consent was taken at the beginning of each interview. The interview consent form and The in-depth interview guideline that used in my study were published in my doctorate dissertation, page 104–108 (DOI:ExternalRef removed).
: Consent was obtained from the Participants to publish their quote anonymously, the consent form of this study was published in my doctorate dissertation, page 108 (DOI:ExternalRef removed).
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.