Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (R01-DK080763)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (T32-AA013527)
Received: 15 June 2020
Accepted: 29 October 2021
First Online: 4 December 2021
: The protocol for METS was approved by the Institutional Review Board of Loyola University Chicago, Illinois, USA (LU#200038), the Committee on Human Research Publication and Ethics of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; the Research Ethics Committee of the University of Cape Town, South Africa; the Board for Ethics and Clinical Research of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, the Research and Ethics Committee, Ministry of Health and Social Development, Seychelles Public Health Department, Republic of Seychelles, and the Ethics Committee of the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. Written informed consent was obtained from all participants.
: Not applicable.
: We report no competing interests.