Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-03-18
Received: 24 October 2018
Accepted: 4 March 2019
First Online: 18 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Research Ethical Review Committee of Addis Ababa Health Bureau approved the study. Permission to conduct the study was also obtained from Yeka sub-city health office. The national public health authority is empowered to conduct outbreak investigation as stated in Ethiopian Public Health Institute Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation No.301/2013 [CitationRef removed] to protect the community from outbreak impacts which compel communities to participate in the process as they are direct beneficiaries. The investigation was also exempted from ethical committee clearance based on this regulation. Confidential codes were used to protect individual privacy of our research participants.
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