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Mphatso Mwapasa's Blog (6)

Progress on the Bio2USER study --- Some insights from the data

Hi Collegues,

I am delighted to let you know that I successfully completed the data collection a few months ago. At the moment I am in the process of drafting my manuscript for publication. There are a lot of interesting insights coming out from the data and I can’t wait to share with you at the upcoming summer school in September.

In a snap shot; BioUSER study has revealed that implementation of biometrics within a health care system in Malawi and possibly other developing…

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Added by Mphatso Mwapasa on May 19, 2017 at 17:35 — 1 Comment

Progress on the Bio2USER study

Hi,

I would like to bring it to your attention that my bursary project is going on well. So far, I just over thirty IDIs that have already been transcribed. At the moment, I am in the process of initial coding of the data. There are a lot of interesting insights coming from the data and I can't wait to share with the rest of the group during the up-coming Summer School.

Cheers,
Mphatso

Added by Mphatso Mwapasa on February 15, 2016 at 12:37 — 1 Comment

So far so good - an update on my Bursary Project

Hi All,

I am delighted to give you a brief update about my bursary project. At the moment, I am in the process of data collection. Twenty two semi-structured interviews out of the planned forty three have already been conducted. The data that is coming out is so interesting. One thing that is coming out clear from my data is that most Malawians using our primary health care system are so ignorant about issues on bioethics.

 I am anticipating being through with data collection…

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Added by Mphatso Mwapasa on September 21, 2015 at 9:18 — 7 Comments

The Use of Study Guides

Hi Colleagues,

I must say I am enjoying data collection. So far so good. However the question I always ask myself is "Is it a good practice to refer to the study guide when conducting interviews with study participants?" 

Added by Mphatso Mwapasa on March 15, 2015 at 8:47 — 5 Comments

COMREC Approval --- Bioethics of biometrics within the health care system and medical research in Malawi

Hi All,

I am delighted to inform you all that my research proposal titled “Bioethics of biometrics within the health care system and medical research in Malawi” has just been approved by the College of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee (COMREC). In this regard, I am planning to pilot my data collection tools in the next few days.

Regards,

Mphatso

Added by Mphatso Mwapasa on November 10, 2014 at 9:58 — 8 Comments

Bioethics of biometrics among policy makers, implementers and users within the health care system and medical research in Malawi

I am delighted inform you all that preparations on implementing my bursary‘s study titled Bioethics of biometrics among policy makers, implementers and users within the health care system and medical research in Malawi” are going very well. I am very optimistic that I will submit the protocol to the College of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee (COMREC) for an ethical review by the end of June. At the moment, I am obtaining letters of permission from the three study sites…

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Added by Mphatso Mwapasa on June 22, 2014 at 11:50 — No Comments

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