Funding for this research was provided by:
Association of African Universities
Discovery Foundation, South Africa
Received: 22 November 2017
Accepted: 19 February 2018
First Online: 27 February 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Walter Sisulu University Ethics Committee approved the study protocol. Before the commencement of the study, permission was sought and granted by the Eastern Cape Department of Health and the Chief Executive Officers of the respective health facilities. Participants received verbal and written information detailing the purpose and process of the study. All participants provided a written, informed consent confirming their voluntary participation in the study. Confidentiality and privacy of medical information were maintained during the course of the study.
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