Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes

August 2012 Blog Posts (4)

VMW sponsorship blog 1

We are at the very early stages of the project and things have started well. We have already identified 2 of the target 26 private international sponsors and all 26 villages where we plan to deploy new village malaria workers have been identified. The target population to be covered by the new VMWs is 18033 people. The national scheme already has over 1000 VMWs but the funding is renewed on a roughly triennial basis. This small scheme will be useful to pilot long-term sustainable funding…


Added by Lisa Jane White on August 29, 2012 at 8:57 — 11 Comments

An approach for developing country

Hi, everyone!

It's me Phuong from OUCRU, Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam..How's everyone doing with your projects so far?

As for me, I have finished designing the Health economics questionnaire for two projects in the area of HIVs being run in OUCRU.

The questionnaires have been incorporated in these project's protocols. The protocols of these two projects are handed over to Ministry of Health in Vietnam and are currently waiting for approval . We hope that we would get the…


Added by TRAN THI THANH PHUONG on August 21, 2012 at 9:58 — 2 Comments

Mobile phones help community care workers diagnose, treat patients

Of potential interest to our Cambodian colleagues working with Village Malaria Workers! Read this, tweeted by the Harvard School of Public Health today:

Mobile phones are helping community health care workers diagnose & treat patients.

Added by Test Member on August 20, 2012 at 18:20 — No Comments

Are students kidding with health research ethics?

Fascinating new article available in the BMC Journal of Medical Ethics through Open Access:

Are students kidding with health research ethics? The case of HIV/AIDS research in Cameroon

By: Nchangwi S Munung…


Added by Dina Rippon on August 14, 2012 at 11:32 — No Comments

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