Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes
I have been asked to submit a paper to the Asian Bioethics Review special issue on vulnerability. in this paper, I argue that the blanket categorization of children as vulnerable research subjects is ethically problematic. I don't want to reveal too much as the paper is under review now! But happy to hear if you have any thoughts.
There is an old saying that goes “behind every successful man is a woman”. But if I were able to turn this around, I would say, "behind every successful person is a loving woman, and a passion for what the person does". No other time has this been so true, than the period I have been involved in the field workers project. This has been the most exciting and informative period of my career…but how exactly did it all start?
As a former fieldworker myself, I have experienced firsthand,…Continue
I am glad to share with you my first blog post with an update on my project entitled “Ethical issues in the use of molecular epidemiological techniques, a literature review and expert opinion analysis”.
This study explores the ethical issues associated with linking pathogen data to HIV infections, in particular, the use of phylogenetic analysis results to…Continue
This is a blog post by Maureen Njue. This blog post (as well as the comment by Liam Boggs that follows it) originally appeared on the RESYST website here:…