Funding for this research was provided by:
Grand Challenges Canada (S4-0232-01)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-06-28
Received: 26 July 2017
Accepted: 20 June 2018
First Online: 28 June 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was received from the Institutional Review Board at Makerere University School of Public Health (IRB00011353) and the Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (UNCST) ethics committee. Administrative approval was granted by the Ministry of Health in Uganda and the office of the District health officer in Pader district. Administrative approval to engage with the district leadership at various levels was received from the office of the resident commissioner in Pader district. Individual verbal and written voluntary informed consent was obtained from all the study participants after the purpose of the meeting, and the study objectives were explained. Permission was also obtained to audiotape interviews and videotape IPT-G sessions. All caregivers who were approached agreed to be involved. Psychosocial support was provided to persons currently experiencing severe distress.
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