Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (D4390073782)
Received: 11 November 2020
Accepted: 22 July 2021
First Online: 28 July 2021
: This research was approved by the Research and Ethics Committee of Makerere University School of Medicine (SOMREC) and Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (SS 4952). Permission to conduct the study was given by the Institutional Review Board of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Makerere University.Participation in this research was voluntary and respondents provided written informed consent. All participants were aged 16 years and above, all the communication with potential participants was done in a respectful and professional manner, and participation was voluntary. Prospective participants were given assurance that they were free participate and that even if they declined, their decision would not affect the due care that they were entitled to. The study posed potential risk of psychological harm if potential participants or participants were reminded of unpleasant past experiences during their prior hospitalization with acute illness.
: Not applicable.
: The author declares that he has no competing interests.