Arting Health for Impact is an international, collaborative public engagement partnership between Botswana (Infers Group PTY Ltd), South Africa (Interfer PTY Ltd) and India (Wellcome-DBT India Alliance - an affiliation between the Wellcome ...
Researchers at the National Institute of Health in U.S. are exploring the practical and ethical challenges faced by ‘community research workers’ or ‘field workers’ in health research programmes. They're in the process of reviewing the literature and are appealing for help. Does your programme have a different title for this role? Do you have policies or reports about their work that you could share? Please get in touch with Annette Rid at the Department of Bioethics, NIH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
An exciting opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to join the Institute for Global Health at Keele University (UK), as a member of the Eclipse team. The ECLIPSE (Empowering people with Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: Intervention Programme to improve patient journey and reduce Stigma via community Education) study will start on 1 November 2019 with country teams in Brazil, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and the UK. Closing date: 28th August 2019. More details here
Innovative engagement projects in Cambodia and Kenya receive Oxford's Public Engagement with Research Award
Congratulations to the community engagement teams at Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) and KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) for their Public Engagement with Research Awards
Read more about MORU's drama project, that helped spread the word about vaccines in remote villages in Cambodia, here
Read more about KWTRP's School Engagement Programme, that brings science and health research to Kenyan schools, here
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Viet Nam (OUCRU) is currently looking for a Freelance Public Engagement Editor and Writer for 1 year. It is expected that the Freelancer will be based in the UK, or elsewhere, but will need to be able to travel to Ho Chi Minh City for periods during the appointment. Find out more about the opportunity and how to apply here
This autumn Wellcome will be announcing new partnerships that will allocate funding to innovative public engagement projects. To allow them to do so, they have closed the Public Engagement Fund. There is a blog on their website explaining more about the changes
INTRAC has recently launched M&E Universe – a free online platform designed to guide practitioners with different levels of experience and expertise through all aspects of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E ...
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The Global Health Training Centre offers a free and open access e-Learning resource which has been adapted from the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center at Harvard University (Harvard MRCT) Ethics Tool Kit.
The resource, which can be found here, includes a module on community engagement which may be of interest to MESH users. The module can be viewed here: https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/education/essential-elements-ethics/essential-element-7-community-engagement/1869/
The Global Health Training Centre offers free research ethics online training adapted from an e-Learning course and resource package designed and produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) for use by internal staff.
The resource, which can be found here, includes a course on engageing with communities which can be found here: https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/education/research-ethics/engaging-with-communities/1492/