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New Opportunity: Artist/Creative Practitioner for vaccination project 

Photo credit | Marcel Crozet                                    The 'One for All?' project in Malawi is exploring whether engaging with the community impact of immunisation can influence people’s attitudes to being vaccinated. They are looking for experienced artists and/or creative practitioners, specialising in digital and visual media. Find out more HERE

Webinar: Public Engagement and Involvement in Health Research: How well are we doing? 

                                                                                              The recording of our recent webinar organised in partnership with the International PPI Network and the NIHR Global Health Programme is now available. Speakers from the UK and South Africa share their experiences and views on good engagement practice. Watch it and see results from the audience poll HERE

Global research community asks for the right research in the right places for COVID-19

Report released that calls for the use of research evidence on the optimal implementation of public health interventions for COVID-19 in varied global settings. Find out more HERE

eLearning course: Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Online Training 

This free 10-week interactive and online course will help researchers and clinical trial stakeholders apply AVAC and UNAIDs GPP Guidelines in their unique settings. Enroll now at engage.avac.org or click HERE

Research ethics in global health emergencies: New online course

Based on the Nuffield Council on Bioethics report, this new course explores core ethical issues that arise during research in global health emergencies, and highlights how they sometimes go beyond those covered in traditional research frameworks. Certificates available, to start the course here

New Report: Five "P"s to Watch in COVID-19 vaccine research

U.S-based non-profit AVAC, has published a new report Five “P”s to Watch: Platforms, process, partnerships, payers and participatory practices that drive vaccine development which tells the story of how HIV vaccine research is making the search for a COVID-19 vaccine faster, safer and more inclusive. Download it HERE

PCST Webinar: Science Communication and COVID-19

COVID-19 presents one of the largest science communication challenges ever, with rapidly evolving science, enormous social and economic impacts and a rising global death toll. If you missed the PCST webinar exploring the topic, the recording is now available on their website and YouTube channel HERE

Guide: Meaningful engagement online 

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, UK National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement has crowd-sourced a guide to creating and running virtual meetings and events. The guide draws on the expertise in our sector around online engagement and aims to help us all develop meaningful and valuable experiences online. Download it HERE

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The Practice and Ethics of Participatory Visual Methods for Community Engagement in Public Health and Health Science

 

This FREE 8-module course has been developed for use by engagement practitioners who are relatively new to the field of participatory visual methods and want to learn more about what they are and how to work with them. It is most fitting for those who already have some experience in facilitating participatory processes or in using qualitative research methods. The course also aims to support health science researchers who wish to include visual methods when engaging local communities and wider publics in their work. CLICK HERE TO BEGIN