Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-05-14
Received: 9 December 2018
Accepted: 7 May 2019
First Online: 14 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Sudan Medical Specialization Board (SMSB). Permission was taken from Gezira State Ministry of Health, Sudan and from the manager of each hospital. Due to the fact there is a cultural barrier to obtain written consent; verbal informed consent was obtained from health care providers and patients or caregivers prior to completing the questionnaire and interview at the selected hospitals. All measures to maintain confidentiality and anonymity of data were put in place.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.