Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes

July 2014 Blog Posts (6)

Calling all GHBN Members: Photo Competition!

Picturing gender, ethics and health systems: A photo competition  

The aim of this competition, organised by Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGs), a new cross-RPC partnership between Future Health SystemsReBUILD and RESYSTis to capture the everyday stories of the ways that gender…


Added by Dina Rippon on July 31, 2014 at 17:02 — No Comments

e-MOPs Activity


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Today - Weds 30th July 2014, the…


Added by Dina Rippon on July 30, 2014 at 11:41 — 7 Comments

Strategic media partnerships in health research: Radio listening clubs in Malawi

By Sally Theobald, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

The Malawi Broadcasting Corporation – MBC - has established 122 radio listening clubs across the nation. MBC works through district and traditional structures to establish these clubs, which aim to bring the voices and experiences of Malawian communities to the airwaves. Programme director, Joshua Chirwa, explained how radio listening clubs work to engage different individuals within communities, uplift livelihoods…


Added by Dina Rippon on July 22, 2014 at 8:50 — No Comments

Ethics & Gender: reflections from the Global Health Bioethics Network Summer School in Malawi by Sally Theobald

Blog post by: Sally Theobald, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

What is the global health bioethics network?

 The Global Health Bioethics Network is a collaboration between the five Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes (MOPs) in Kenya, Thailand-Laos, South Africa, Vietnam, and Malawi and the Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford. Funded through a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award, the Network aims to: promote and support ethical reflection within MOPs;…


Added by Dina Rippon on July 15, 2014 at 20:49 — 1 Comment

2014 Summer school : exciting and invigorating!

So now am back in office in Kilifi, and can't help but reflect on the activities of last week; the summer school in Malawi - although it was winter (and not summer in Malawi). Apart from the cold - and some of us had very thin layers of clothes and on occasion horded around other seeking a bit of warmth - it was absolutely amazing; Malawi is a beautiful country, and the people are amazing; the summer school had an array of programme that provided diversity in topics and commonality in focus…


Added by Dorcas Kamuya on July 14, 2014 at 8:00 — 2 Comments

Project on Strengthening research frontline staff(field workers) capacity as a means to enhance CE- Updates

Dear all,

I am indeed privileged and honored to post to e-mops the first update with regards to this project. Having been awarded last year, the bursary project broadly set out to understand the ways and approaches through which research frontline staff can be effectively and appropriately supported through support supervision, training and performance management in international health research centers in Sub Saharan Africa.

To achieve this, the project was rolled out in two… Continue

Added by Francis Kombe on July 6, 2014 at 21:48 — No Comments

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