Received: 5 June 2019
Accepted: 1 July 2020
First Online: 16 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Institutional Ethics Review Board of Addis Ababa Regional Health Bureau. Written permission was taken from all study health facilities (from the five health centers) to access and use data from cervical cancer screening registration log-book. Written informed consent which was approved by the ethics committee was also obtained from all in-depth interview participants after explaining the purpose and importance of the study. No emancipated minors were included for the in-depth interview and all were in the age range of 23 to 55 years. Individuals were informed that it is fully voluntary and they can withdraw from the study at any time or not to answer those they didn’t want and this would not affect the service they get from the healthcare facilities. They were also informed that they would not receive any monetary incentive for participating in the study. The collected data were secured in a lockable cabinet, no identifiers were used and data were analyzed in aggregate to maintain confidentiality and anonymity of information.
: Not applicable.
: The authors have stated that they have no conflicts of interest.