Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes

September 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Interesting question on parental consent in child-headed households

This month, the Global Health Trials website is talking about the issue of parental consent in households where minors are holding a parental role. Do you have any thoughts or experiences to share? Join the conversation here: http://globalhealthtrials.tghn.org/blog/post/383/2012/09/global-health-trials-september-issue-of-the-mo/

Added by Dina Rippon on September 12, 2012 at 11:49 — No Comments

Benefits and Payments study update

Hi everyone,

Hope you have all been keeping well. 

We have been making progress with the benefits and payments study. We are still at the very initial stages of setting up our study. All the same, we have set a timeline for the different stages of the study. We will be starting off, end of this month, with a workshop with our community facilitators. We aim to use this workshop to work together with our experienced facilitators in helping us think through some of the planned…


Added by Maureen Njue on September 5, 2012 at 14:48 — 3 Comments

Evaluation of the Tak Province community Ethics Advisory Board

Investigator: Dr Khin Maung Lwin, Shoklo Malaria Research Unit

Project location: Thai-Burmese Border (around Maesod, Tak Province)

Initial steps for project implementation:

  1. Apply for ethical approval from Ethical Committee , Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University (approved on 27th August 2012 for 1 year) Ref# TMEC 12-043#
  2. Translation and printing of project documents (e.g. informed consent form to local language,…

Added by Khin Maung Lwin on September 3, 2012 at 23:23 — 2 Comments

Statins for Life?

Read the newest Ethox blog post by Dr Vicki Marsh: Statins for Life? :


Added by Dina Rippon on September 3, 2012 at 12:03 — No Comments

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