Received: 21 September 2020
Accepted: 2 March 2021
First Online: 8 March 2021
: The ICP COVID study sought and obtained ethical approval from the Ethics committee of the University Hospital Antwerp and the University of Antwerp on 23rd March 2020, Protocol number 20/13/148. The study was also approved by the Higher Degrees, Research and Ethics Committee (HDREC) of the School of Public Health at Makerere University, with protocol number 809 on the 21st April 2020, and the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. Participation in the survey was voluntary, participants were provided with an information sheet informing them of the risks and benefits, the form in which the data would be collected, and confidentiality maintained, and their consent was sought electronically. Data collection procedures were anonymous, and data were stored in a secure, password-protected server in Belgium. All the ethical approvals allowed secondary analyses for all data collected by the ICP study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they had no competing interests.