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Malawi Medical Journal
College of Medicine, University of Malawi and Medical Association of Malawi
ISSN: 1995-7262
Vol. 25, No. 4, 2013, pp. 96-100
Bioline Code: mm13024
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Malawi Medical Journal, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2013, pp. 96-100

 en Establishing community advisory boards for clinical trial research in Malawi: engendering ethical conduct in research
Manda-Taylor, L.

Abstract

In this article I deal with extending the ethical principles of research to include communities through the establishment of Community Advisory Boards (CABs). The aim of the project on which this article is based demonstrates the need for protecting communities that participate in research in order to stimulate ethical conduct in research in Malawi. In the article, I provide an overview on the role and functions of CABs. I discuss the establishment of CABs in Malawi and present descriptions of the processes and challenges involved. I conclude by sharing experiences of some of the key lessons learnt from the establishment of CABs.

 
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