Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes

July 2016 Blog Posts (4)

Progress of the bursary project on translation

Dear all

We are delighted to have been awarded the GHBN bursary to look at the best practice in Strengthening the Processes for Informed Consent Translation to Enhance Communication. We are proposing to describe the processes and experiences of translating Informed Consent Forms (ICFs) across different research studies and teams at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, develop a glossary of translated terms for difficult words, phrases and scientific terminologies used in…


Added by Betty Matsezi Kalama on July 19, 2016 at 14:54 — 4 Comments

Update on my project

Dear all,

Trust you are keeping well. This is just to update you on my progress with my project. It seems I am still struggling to finish the manuscript. I took a small break from it and see whether going back to the data will bring any fresh perspectives worth sharing with the 'world'. I feel the break worked and am on it now hoping in a week or two will have something to share again with my co-authors.

Best regards


Added by Bernadette Kombo on July 19, 2016 at 8:48 — 3 Comments

Ethical workshop in Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Dear all,

I do hope you are doing fine. I would like to share with you the progress of our activity. 

In mid of June, we organised a haft day Ethics workshop for ethical committee (EC) members from hospitals and institutions in Hochiminh City. The most successful section was a one-hour discussion on "challenges that members are facing during their work". 

Participants focused their dilemma between multiple roles: being research’s management, hospital’s management and…


Added by Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy on July 14, 2016 at 10:20 — 4 Comments

Village drama against malaria

Hi Everyone,

Please see link to our very cool engagement project in rural Cambodia. we are using science theatre to engage local people. http://www.tropmedres.ac/using-drama-to-fight-malaria-in-rural-cambodia

Please also visit our facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/dramaagainstmalaria

Phaik Yeong

Added by Phaik Yeong Cheah on July 11, 2016 at 11:15 — 3 Comments

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