Funding for this research was provided by:
Massachusetts General Hospital
Received: 6 July 2020
Accepted: 5 February 2021
First Online: 2 March 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: We received approval to conduct this study from the institutional ethics review board of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST-REC) and the Faculty of Medicine Research Committee (FRC). The study was given approval number 04/09–14 by the MUST-REC. All study participants provided written informed consent before recruitment and participation into the study. Participants who could not write gave consent with a thumbprint. Participants who had expulsion of IUDs were linked to family planning clinic to have a family planning method of their choice.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests in regard publication of this work.