Received: 23 February 2020
Accepted: 20 May 2020
First Online: 26 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for the study was obtained from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology (IRB: 00008867) and approved by the community leaders, River Nile State Ministry of Health and the Onchocerciasis control/elimination programme. All study participants received full and detailed information regarding the study procedures and objectives using their local language. Each participant prior to their voluntary enrollment, agreed verbally and signed an informed consent or their guardians signed to participate as a volunteer in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.