The CE4AMR: One Health Approach network have co-developed this handbook which aims to support anyone who is interested in using Community Engagement (CE) approaches to address the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
This practical guide was developed through a collaborative process of public engagement led by TDR Global. This practical guide provides tools, open-access resources and advice for researchers, especially those living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Guide: Top Tips for Supporting Engagement through Seed Funding schemesby Wellcome Africa & Asia Programmes, Mesh Editorial Team
This guide is authored by public engagement staff across Wellcome Africa & Asia programmes and it shares their learning from setting up and running seed funding grant schemes to support engagement projects embedded in research
Guide: UNICEF Minimum Quality Standards and Indicators in Community Engagementby Mesh Editorial Team
UNICEF C4D's Minimum quality standards and indicators in community engagement provide globally established guidance on the contribution of community engagement in development practice as well as humanitarian action.
This tool, developed by the site staff of the Microbicide Development Program in Tanzania, can be used to help community, trial participants, or staff members, prioritize issues and concerns central to the trial. This tool can serve as a platform to generate a list of potential issues and provide direction for what or which issues should take priority at the research site.
Using this tool, participants can raise and explore issues they perceive as priorities in HIV prevention research; discovering links between them. An interactive and fun way for community members and participants to be involved with the planning of HIV prevention research at the site.
The GPP Trial Site Binder is a companion tool to the Good Participatory Practice guidelines that research teams can use to help develop, organize and document the stakeholder engagement activity at the site. The binder is is divided into sixteen sections aligned with the guidelines. Each section contains key steps to help research staff follow the practices, templates for documenting and planning activities, and a place to file draft documents.
The GPP Blueprint is a companion to the Good Participatory Practice guidelines for biomedical HIV prevention research. It is a step-by-step guide designed for the research team members in charge of stakeholder engagement. It presents questions, worksheets and explanations that can guide and generate a stakeholder engagement plan for a specific trial or research program.
Guide: Involving Communities - MSF Guidance document for approaching and cooperating with communitiesby Médecins Sans Frontières, Mesh Editorial Team
This guidance document is based on the joint work of the Vienna Evaluation Unit and MSF OCBA and discusses community-based approaches to medical anthropology and qualitative research
AVAC has developed a large set of supplementary tools to help research teams and other stakeholders understand, implement, and monitor the GPP guidelines. The GPP training tools can be used by anyone who wishes to conduct a training or to provide an overview of the GPP guidelines to a secondary audience.
Published Report: Supporting Strong Engagement Practice in Clinical Trialsby Mesh Editorial Team, Sian Aggett
This report from Hilo Consultants Ltd outlines the key themes arising from a workshop session held in October 2020 which sought to look at ways of supporting strong practice in engagement within clinical trials.
The Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings aims to stop the export of unethical research practices to low and middle income countries.
Researchers funded by the NIHR Global Health Research Programme are expected to involve patients and the public in planning, implementation and evaluation of their research. This resource guide provides community engagement links, resources, references and learning to offer research teams and funding applicants a starting point
The International Network for Public Involvement and Engagement in Health and Social Care Research was launched in London on 27th November 2017. Our vision is for a world where patient and public involvement is an integral part of health research.
Community Planning Toolkit: Community Engagementby Mesh Editorial Team
A toolkit of methods and guidance on collaborative decision making and community planning.
Project Report: The Spectrum of Engagementby Mesh Editorial Team, mchambers
Guide: Community Stakeholder Engagement (CSE) Monitoring Toolkitby Engagement for Impact
This user friendly set of quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation tools allows users to capture, collate and analyze Community and Stakeholder Engagement (CSE) data at the clinical trial site-level. The database is designed to support engagement teams working on clinical trials on a daily, monthly, quarterly and biannual basis.
Guide: Recommendations for Community Engagement in HIV/AIDS Research Version 2.0by Mesh Editorial Team
These recommendations are intended as a tool to help research staff and community representatives expand and deepen existing partnerships, and forge new ones, with the ultimate goal of facilitating effective community engagement in all aspects of clinical trials research.