Funding for this research was provided by:
Care and Public Health Research Institute, Universiteit Maastricht (700)
Received: 27 March 2020
Accepted: 14 February 2021
First Online: 23 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol and all study materials were reviewed and approved by the Maastricht University Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences Ethics Committee (Ref. BvdB/Pvs/01001), Netherlands; Makerere University School of Social Sciences Research and Ethics Committee (Ref. MAKSS REC 12.18.389) and the Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (Ref. HS348ES). Permission to conduct the study in the Kampala metropolitan area was sought from the KCCA’s Directorate of Public Health and Environment (Ref. DPHE/KCCA/201/17). Informed written consent for publication of and participation in the study was obtained from the street children and/or their caregivers.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.