Received: 1 May 2020
Accepted: 16 August 2020
First Online: 20 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval (ID No: UCCIRB/CHAS/2015/105) was obtained from the Institutional Review Board of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana before data collection commenced. Eligible participants were given information about the study in either the English language or Twi, based on their preference, as a way of obtaining their informed consent. Participation was entirely voluntary and only individuals who gave their consent, either by signing or thumb-printing an informed consent form participated in the study. Thum-printing was in line with expectations of the institutional review board for participants who could not sign the consent form. Eligible participants were assured that non-participation will not affect the care they receive from the renal centres in any way. Participants’ names and other personal identifiers have been replaced with pseudonyms to maintain confidentiality and anonymity.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.