Received: 23 May 2021
Accepted: 15 November 2021
First Online: 25 November 2021
: The ethical and protocol review committee of the College of Health Sciences (CHS-Et/M.4-P 3.9/2015–2016), University of Ghana and the University of Michigan approved the study protocols. Permissions were also obtained from the e-waste association and community leaders of the study sites. Recruited participants provided a written informed consent endorsed by signature or thumbprint. Informed consent was obtained from legally authorized representatives and/or legal guardian of illiterate participants for study participation. Furthermore, the details of the informed consent was explained to all participants in Twi or Dagbani, the local dialects spoken by the study participants by translaters fluent in English and these local dialects.All protocols were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no conflict of interest. The funders had no role in the design of the study; data collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.