Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes

Mphatso Mwapasa
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Bio2USER Bursary Project - Preliminary results and experiences

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 11:51 2 Comments

Dear All,

I am delighted to present to you the preliminary results for my bursary project and some of my experiences so far.

I think all of you know my project by now. However I will skim through the background and methods for those that are hearing it for the first time.

Background – Biometrics is the science of establishing the identity of an individual based on their physical attributes. Ethical concerns around their appropriate usage have been…


Progress on the Bio2USER study --- Some insights from the data

Posted on May 19, 2017 at 17:35 1 Comment

Hi Collegues,

I am delighted to let you know that I successfully completed the data collection a few months ago. At the moment I am in the process of drafting my manuscript for publication. There are a lot of interesting insights coming out from the data and I can’t wait to share with you at the upcoming summer school in September.

In a snap shot; BioUSER study has revealed that implementation of biometrics within a health care system in Malawi and possibly other developing…


Progress on the Bio2USER study

Posted on February 15, 2016 at 12:37 1 Comment


I would like to bring it to your attention that my bursary project is going on well. So far, I just over thirty IDIs that have already been transcribed. At the moment, I am in the process of initial coding of the data. There are a lot of interesting insights coming from the data and I can't wait to share with the rest of the group during the up-coming Summer School.


So far so good - an update on my Bursary Project

Posted on September 21, 2015 at 9:18 7 Comments

Hi All,

I am delighted to give you a brief update about my bursary project. At the moment, I am in the process of data collection. Twenty two semi-structured interviews out of the planned forty three have already been conducted. The data that is coming out is so interesting. One thing that is coming out clear from my data is that most Malawians using our primary health care system are so ignorant about issues on bioethics.

 I am anticipating being through with data collection…


Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 11:47 on April 25, 2013, Michael Parker said…

Hi Mphatso. Welcome to emops!

At 14:19 on April 26, 2013, Mphatso Mwapasa said…

Thanks Michael!

At 10:44 on May 1, 2013, Dina Rippon said…


At 7:44 on May 2, 2013, Mphatso Mwapasa said…


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