Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes

Lisa Jane White's Blog (2)

Progress on "Phoum Peet: Promoting Village Health in Cambodia through Community Engagement"

We now have two village malaria workers (VMWs) in place since October 2012 and they have tested a total of 34 individuals of which 10 were positive and treated for malaria. We have identified 8 new sponsors and are in the process of setting up a website for easy payment. Once this is online and the payments have been made we will recruit further VMWs. We are setting up an initial website for reporting to sponsors and coordinating the scheme. The research on the ethical issues encountered by…


Added by Lisa Jane White on January 9, 2013 at 4:52 — 4 Comments

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

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