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Received: 3 July 2020
Accepted: 22 December 2020
First Online: 11 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Makerere University School of Public Health Research and Ethics Committee (MakSPH HDREC) and the Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (UNCST), study number SS 4323. Permission to carry out the research was further sought from the Kibuku District Health Office. The objectives, benefits and risks of the study were explained to the study participants and written informed consent obtained from all the participants of the FGDs and KIIs. The participants were also informed that their participation in the study was voluntary.
: Consent to publish the findings of the study was obtained at the point of seeking consent to participate. The participants’ confidentiality and anonymity while reporting was assured with only investigators and the research team having access to the transcripts.
: All the authors had no competing interests.