Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-25
Received: 31 May 2018
Accepted: 14 September 2018
First Online: 25 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was sought and received from Ghana Health Service ethical review committee (Approval number GHS-ERC 30/12/15). Approval was also obtained from the management of Municipal Health Directorate and the LEKMA Hospital before commencement of the study. Additionally, written informed consent was sought and obtained from each participant after the purpose and objectives of the study were explained to them before they were recruited into the study. With regards to participants who were minors (participants under the age of 16 years), consent to participate in the study was sought and obtained from the parents/guardians before they were included in this study. All participants were assured of their anonymity, confidentiality and right to withdraw from the study at any time without consequences.
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