Funding for this research was provided by:
Norges Forskningsråd (220887)
Grand Challenges Canada (0064-03)
Received: 17 December 2019
Accepted: 15 October 2020
First Online: 24 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Makerere University School of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee (SOM-REC ref. 2012–177) and by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (Ref. SS 3123), and children were only included after having obtained written informed consent from their caregivers. The parents provided informed consent and assent for their children. The psychiatric interviews were conducted by a psychiatrist specialising in child and adolescent psychiatry, and any critical finding from the interviews resulted in necessary counselling and referral.
: The participants were informed that the data being collected were for research purposes, and they consented to the publication of the results.
: The authors declare no competing interests.