Received: 28 July 2021
Accepted: 28 January 2022
First Online: 4 February 2022
: The study was approved by UVRI Research Ethics Committee of the Uganda Virus Research Institute reference number GC/12719/08/723, and Health Research Ethics Committee 2 of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University reference number S19/05/088 and Uganda National Council of Science and Technology reference number HS-2665. The participants provided verbal informed consent, in line with the guidance from the research ethics committees on conducting research among key populations as a way of ensuring complete anonymity for FSWs. The approach of verbal consent rather than written consent was recommended and approved by the research ethics committees.
: Not Applicable.
: The authors declare that they do not have any competing interests.