Received: 12 March 2022
Accepted: 10 November 2022
First Online: 21 November 2022
: Ethical clearance was obtained (certificate reference number: HSHDC/350/2014) from the Health Studies Higher Degrees Committee (HSHDC), College of Human Sciences (CHS), UNISA. Prior to the commencement of data collection, the final version of the study protocol, together with the UNISA ethical clearance, was submitted to the Amhara Regional State Health Bureau, Research and Technology Transfer Core Process with a certificate reference number: H/R/TEC/82/08. Permission to conduct the research was obtained from the local Institutional Review Board (IRB). In addition, a support letter from the West Gojjam Zone Health Department was received. Written consent to conduct INIs and focus group discussions were obtained from all participants of the study. To maintain the confidentiality of collected data, anonymity was maintained throughout the research process.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.