Help us shape the future of Research Training - Participate in a Delphi study to find out what is the minimum skills to conduct high-quality health research. Read more
The NIHR is currently looking for reviewers with experience of multiple long-term health conditions in LMICs, to help them review research funding proposals for the NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation programme. They offer payment for completing a review. Find out more HERE
Public and community engagement will be central to the healthcare and biomedical research response to the new Coronavirus outbreak. For guidelines, project reports and other resources derived from direct experience of implementing engagement in the context of an epidemic, please visit the Mesh Theme Area
This 5-day course in Oxford, UK has been designed to build on and enhance participant’s skills and understanding of M&E and work through some of the complex challenges in doing M&E, alongside other experienced practitioners. Next course: 9th - 13th March 2020. Residential fee: £1770. Find out more HERE
Café Culture is an opportunity for you and your colleagues to talk about the challenges you face in research culture, reflect on what a better culture would look like, and propose solutions for how Wellcome and other parts of the system could change. Wellcome want to hear your solutions. Sign up to receive a toolkit HERE
To launch our new School Engagement theme area, Dr Alun Davies from KEMRI | Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kenya gave a fantastic webinar outlining the goals, methods and outcomes of school engagement as a “win-win” engagement approach for both researchers and students. Watch the full webinar HERE
This series of Cochrane Learning Live webinars are all dedicated to the topic of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in health and social care research. The next webinar in the series on 27 February 2020 will explore using patient important outcomes in research. Sign up HERE. Read more about the International PPI Network
New pop-up Coronavirus Knowledge Hub, a single-access portal to information with a focus on addressing the unknowns during the coronavirus outbreak, launches on The Global Health Network. Read more
January 2020 sees the launch of the CE4AMR website, an online space for the Community Engagement for Antimicrobial Resistance network. They are a global gathering of researchers and practitioners who use, or are interested in using, community engagement – in particular participatory and creative approaches – to tackle AMR in low- and middle-income countries. Find out more and sign up here
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 ...
Earlier this year, a themed funfair, led by artists from the Janakpur Women’s Development Centre (JWDC), was held in Janakpur, Nepal. The theme of the funfair, or ‘Mela’, was prevention and control ...
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 ...
We have set this group up, and this specific topic, to ask you to tell us who you are and what you would like to ...
The Practice and Ethics of Participatory Visual Methods for Community Engagement in Public Health and Health Science
This new Mesh eLearning course is now available on the Global Health Training Centre here.
The 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.
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 engaging with communities which can be found here: https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/elearning/education/research-ethics/engaging-with-communities/1492/