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Received: 28 January 2019
Accepted: 15 May 2019
First Online: 23 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval of the study protocol was obtained from all concerned bodies including from Institutional Review Board of College of Health Sciences of Addis Ababa University (Ref: 002/2017), Armauer Hanson Research Institute (AHRI)-All African Leprosy Rehabilitation and Training Center (ALERT) Ethics Review Committee (AAERC) (Ref: P005/17 and Emory University Institutional Review Board (Ref: IRB 00093720). The confidentiality of data was maintained via ethical training of data collectors, safe storage of collected data, and finally de-identifying of personal information prior to data analysis.
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