Received: 20 October 2017
Accepted: 15 May 2018
First Online: 20 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical and administrative approvals were obtained from the Ethics Review Committee of the Ghana Health Service and the Municipal Health Directorate (GHS-ERC: 14/09/11). Written informed consent was obtained from each participant and witnessed.Before each interview, the aims, objectives and benefits of the study were explained to respondents; they were then allowed to ask any questions for clarifications. Once they consented, they were made to sign with a witness of their choice. Interviews were conducted in places that guaranteed maximum privacy. For individuals who could have emotional problems from interviews, a Clinical Psychologist from University of Cape Coast was recruited on stand-by to handle cases that were beyond the control of the Principal Investigator.
: Consent was obtained from all the participants to publish information obtained from them but without the personal identifiers. These were also witnessed accordingly.
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