Health Research Ethics Workshop Scholarships

This workshop aims firstly to flag topical ethical issues that are relevant to health research in developing country settings, and secondly to explore various schools of thought with the aim of coming up with well thought out positions and/or recommendations. Examples and case studies pertinent to Africa will be used.

The following are the highlights of the topics to be covered:

  • Applying Ethical principles in Health Research and Ethical review process
  • Responsibilities in Health Research
  • Ethical issues in research design and recruitment of research participants.
  • Research with vulnerable persons and groups
  • Legal and social issues in Health Research Ethics
  • Ethical Issues in international collaborative health research
  • Models and practicalities of community consultation
  • Ethical issues surrounding the 10/90 gap
  • Ethical issues in traditional medical practice and “research”
  • Professional Ethics
  • Animal Research Ethics

    Selected participants will be awarded scholarships by AMANET, which will cover costs for economy class airfares (where needed), visas, tuition and accommodation and meals.

    The first workshop will be held in Dar es Salaam from 23 to 27 June.

    Deadline: 30 May.

    For more information and application materials, contact: Health Research Ethics Workshop Scholarships Website