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Neema Mtunthama's Blog (4)

Protocol amendment approval!

Dear Colleagues,

Because of delays in beginning participant recruitment in our bursary project, we'd missed two trials in our sampling framework as they had completed their studies at the time we began participant enrollment and we needed to replace them with a new trial. That required protocol amendment to include a new trial and we've just received the ethics approval this week. This will be our last group to complete IDIs (8 in total) and 1 FGD with the trial staff.

Looking…

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Added by Neema Mtunthama on June 1, 2016 at 7:36 — 3 Comments

Ongoing data collection

Hi Everyone,

It's time for another update on my bursary project, though belatedly. I apologise for being late. Participant recruitment, data collection, and follow up is going on well. I've completed 2 FGDs (2 more left) and I'm liking the FGDs more, being the first time to do them. I'm hugely thankful to GHBN for the bursary projects that's enabling me to gain new skills as well.

Our recruitment is going on excellently and we should finish in Feb 2016. We aim to complete data…

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Added by Neema Mtunthama on January 29, 2016 at 7:00 — 2 Comments

Ethical approval renewals

Hi Everyone,

A quick update on my bursary project. We'd to temporarily halt participant recruitment as our annual ethical approval was ending and had to renew it. The good news is, we applied for renewal and are waiting for a signed copy of the approval likely next week. We will resume recruitment once that is received. We are all excited to complete recruitment and finalise the analysis.

All the best.

Neema

Added by Neema Mtunthama on October 16, 2015 at 14:00 — 8 Comments

Participant recruitment!

Hi All,

I hope this update finds you in good spirit.

We began participant enrollment in May this year and have already completed a few follow ups! Recruitment is ongoing.

Some more good news is that I’d submitted an abstract about the project to the Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference and got accepted for poster presentation! I’m grateful to the 2015 Summer school participants for the useful comments received about my poster presentation. The…

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Added by Neema Mtunthama on July 22, 2015 at 17:25 — 6 Comments

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