Student Publications

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SARETI Student Publications

  • Andanda, P., Awah, P., Ndebele, P., Onigbogi, O., Udatinya, D., & Mwondela, M. (2012). The ethical and legal regulations of HIV-vaccine research in Africa: lessons from Cameroon, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda & Zambia. African Journal of AIDS Research, 10(4), 451-463. [download]
  • Ateudjieu, J., Williams, J., Hirtle, M., Baume, C., Ikingura J., Niaré, A., & Sprumont, D. (2010). Training needs assessment in research ethics evaluation among research ethics committee members in three African countries: Cameroon, Mali and Tanzania. Developing World Bioethics, 10(2), 88-98. [download]
  • Boga, M., Davies, A., Kamuya, D., Kinyanjui, S.M., Kivaya, E., Kombe, F., Lang, T., Marsh, V., Mbete, B., Mlamba, A., Molyneux, C.S., Mulupi, S., Mwalukore, S. (2011). Strengthening the Informed Consent Process in International Health Research through Community Engagment: The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme Experience. PLoS Medicine, 8(9), 1-4. [download]
  • Chi, C.P. (2009). Primary health care in Cameroon: evolution, key short-comings and proposed strategies for improvement. Ebonyi Medical Journal, 8(1).
  • Chukweneke, F.N., Onwuekwe, I.C., & Ekwueme, O.C. (2009). The use of placebo in clinical trials: An overview of the ethical issues involved for the protection of human research participants. Journal of College Medicine, 14(1), 85-89.
  • Chukweneke, F.N., & Umeora, O.U.J. (2010). Ethical and human rights issues in routine antenatal HIV testing: a critical appraisal. ARD_Med Journal of Medicine, 1(2), 28-32.
  • Chukweneke, F.N., & Umeora, O.U.J. (2010). Enrolment and retention of African women in biomedical research: the challenges. Nigerian Journal of Medicine, 19(2), 132-135.
  • Gikonyo, C., Bejon, M., Marsh, V., & Molyneux, S. (2008). Taking social relationships seriously: Lessons learned from the informed consent practices of a vaccine trial on the Kenyan coast. Social Science & Medicine, 67, 708-720. [download] 
  • IJsselmuiden, C., Marais, D., Wassenaar, D., & Mokgatla-Moipolai, B. (2012). Mapping African ethical review committee activity onto capacity needs: the MARC initiative and HRWeb’s interactive database of RECs in Africa. Developing World Bioethics. doi:10.1111/j.1471-8847.2012.00325.x. [download]
  • Ikingura, J.K., Kruger M., Zeleke, W. (2007). Health research ethics review and needs of institutional ethics committees in Tanzania. Tanzanian Health Research Bulletin, 9(3), 154-158. [download]
  • Irabor, D.O. (2006). Informed consent for surgery: A historical review. West African Journal of Medicine, 25, 301-304. [download]
  • Irabor, D.O., & Omonzejele, P. (2009). Local attitudes, moral obligation, customary obedience and other cultural practices: Their influence on the process of gaining informed consent for surgery in a tertiary institution in a developing country. Developing World Bioethics, 9(1), 34-42; ISSN 1471-8731 (print); 1471-8847 (online) doi:10.1111/j.1471-8847.2007.00198. [download]
  • Irabor, D.O. (2009) The ‘difficult surgical patient’ in a developing world context. How cultural beliefs, local customs and superstition affect surgical treatment. Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics, 19(3), 81-83. [download]
  • Irabor, D.O. (2010). Confidentiality and privacy in public hospitals. Hektoen International Journal: A Journal of Medical Humanities, 2(2), ISSN 2155-3017. [download]
  • Jewkes, R., Sikweyiya, Y., Nduna, M., Shai, N.J. & Dunkle, K. (2012). Motivations for, and perceptions and experiences of participating in, a cluster randomised controlled trial of a HIV-behavioural intervention in rural South Africa. Culture, Health & Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care, DOI:10.1080/13691058.2012.717305. [download]
  • Kass, N.E., Hyder, A.A., Ajuwon, A., Appiah-Poku, J., Barsdorf, N., Elsayed, D.E., Mokhachane, M., Mupenda, B., Ndebele, P., Ndossi, G., Sikateyo, B., Tangwa, G., & Tindana, P. (2007). The structure and function of research ethics committees in Africa: a case study. PLos Med, 4(1):e3. [download]
  • Wen Kilama & Aceme Nyika. (2009). Guest Editors. Health Research in Africa: Ethical and Practical Challenges. Acta Tropica, 112(1).
  • Krieger, J.N., Bailey, R.C., Opeya, J.C., Ayieko, B.O., Opiyo, F.A., Omondi, D., Agot, K., Parker, C., Ndinya-Achola, J.O., & Moses, S. (2007). Adult male circumcision outcomes: experience in a developing country setting. Urologia Internationalis, 78(3), 235-240.
  • Kwagala, E., Wassenaar, D.R., & Ecuru, J. (2010). Payments and Direct Benefits in HIV/AIDS related Research Projects in Uganda. Ethics & Behavior, 20(2), 95-109; doi:10.1080/10508421003595927. [download]
  • Manafa, O., Lindegger, G., & IJsselmuiden, C. (2006). Informed consent in a clinical trial: participants satisfaction of the consent process and voluntariness of participation. Online Journal of Health Ethics, 1(1). [download]
  • Manafa, O., Lindegger, G., & IJsselmuiden, C. (2007). Informed consent in an antiretroviral trial in Nigeria. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, 4, 26-30. [download]
  • Marsh, V., Kamuya, D., Rowa, Y., Gikonyo, C., Molyneux, S. (2008). Beginning community engagement at a busy biomedical research programme: Experiences from the KEMRI CGMRC-Wellcome Trust research programme, Kilifi, Kenya. Social Science & Medicine, 67, 721-733. [download]
  • Masiye, F., Kass, N., Hyder, A., Ndebele, P., & Mfutso-Bengo, J. (2008). Why mothers choose to enrol their children in malaria clinical studies and the involvement of relatives in decision making: evidence from Malawi. Malawi Medical Journal, 20, 50-56. [download]
  • Mfutso-Bengo, J., Ndebele, P., & Masiye, F. (2008). Disseminating research results to research participants and their communities. Malawi Medical Journal, 20, 64-66. [download]
  • Mfutso-Bengo, J., Masiye, F., Molyneux, M., Ndebele, P., & Chilungo, A. (2008). Why do people refuse to take part in biomedical research studies? Evidence from a resource-poor area. Malawi Medical Journal, 20, 57-63. [download]
  • Mfutso-Bengo, J., Ndebele, P., Jumbe, V., Mkunthi, M., Masiye, F., Molyneux, S., & Molyneux, M. (2008). Why do individuals agree to enrol in clinical trials? A qualitative study of health research participation in Blantyre, Malawi. Malawi Medical Journal, 20(2), 37-41. [download]
  • Munung, N.S., Asahngwa, C., & Chi, P.C. (2009). Ethical considerations in instructions to authors of some journals published in Cameroon. Ebonyi Medical Journal, 8(2), 76-79. [download]
  • Munung, N.S., Chi, P.C., Oukem-Boyer, O.O., Tangwa, G.B. (2011). How Often are Ethics Approval and Informed Consent Reported in Publications on Health Research in Cameroon? A Five-Year Review. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics: An International Journal, 6(3), 93-97; doi:10,1525/jer.2011.6.3.93. [download]
  • Ndebele, P., & Musesengwa, R. (2008). Will developing countries benefit from participation in genetics research? Malawi Medical Journal, 20, 67-69. [download]
  • Ndebele, P., Mfutso-Bengo, J., & Mduluza, T. (2008). Compensating clinical trial participants from limited resource settings in internationally sponsored clinical trials: a proposal. Malawi Medical Journal, 20(2), 42-45. [download]
  • Ndebele, P. (2011). Setting global standards for the responsible conduct of research in academic institutions: a proposal. Research Global, 6-7.
  • Ndebele, P. (2011). Research Ethics in The Sage Handbook of health care ethics by R Chadwick, H ten Have & E Meslin (Eds.), pp 306-325.
  • Nkrumah, M., Umeora, O.U.J., Okonta, P.I. (2010). Children’s assent in biomedical research. Ebonyi Medical Journal, 9(2), 55–57.
  • Nyika, A. (2007). Ethical and regulatory issues surrounding African Traditional Medicine in the context of HIV/ADIS. Developing World Bioethics, 7(1):25–34. Doi:10.1111/j.1471-8847.2006.00157.x. [download]
  • Nyika, A. (2009). Animal Research Ethics in Africa: an overview. Acta Tropica, 112(1), S48-S52. [download]
  • Nyika, A. (2009). Ethical and practical challenges surrounding genetic and genomic research in developing countries. Acta Tropica, 112(1), S21-S31. [download]
  • Nyika, A. (2009). Professional ethics: an overview from health research ethics point of view. Acta Tropica, 112(1):S84-S90. [download]
  • Nyika, A. (2009). The ethics of improving African traditional medical practice: Scientific or African traditional research methods? Acta Tropica, 112(1), S32-S36. [download]
  • Nyika, A., Kilama, W., Chilengi, R., Tangwa, G., Tindana, P., Ndebele, P., & Ikingura, J. (2009). Composition, training needs and independence of ethics review committees across Africa: are the gate-keepers rising to the emerging challenges? Journal of Medical Ethics, 35(3), 189-193. [download]
  • Nyika, A., Kilama, W.L., Tangwa, G.B., Chilengi, R., & Tindana, P. (2009). Capacity building of ethics review committees across Africa based on the results of a comprehensive needs assessment survey. Developing World Bioethics, 9(3), 149-156; doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8847.2008.00243.x. [download]
  • Nyika, A., Wassenaar, D.R., & Mamotte, N. (2009). The effect of relationships on decision-making processes of women in Harare, Zimbabwe. Ethics & Behavior, 19(3), 184-200. [download]
  • Nyika, A., Chilengi, R., Ishengoma, D., Mtenga, S., Thera, M.A., Sissoko, M.S., Lusingu, J., Tiono, A.B., Doumbo, O., Sirima, S.B., Lemnge, M., & Kilama, W.L. (2010). Engaging diverse communities participating in clinical trials: case examples from across Africa. Malaria Journal, March 26;9:86. [download]
  • Obonyo, C., Omondi, D.S.A., & Mwinzi, P. (2008). Public health crisis after the election violence in Kenya. Lancet, 371, 1319-1321. [download]
  • Okonta, P.I., & Umeora, O.U.J. (2011). The role of bioethics in fostering integrity in health research in Nigeria. African Journal of Tropical Medicine & Biomedical Research, 2, 45–53.
  • Okonta, P.I., & Rossouw, T. (2012). Prevalence of scientific misconduct among a group of researchers in Nigeria. Developing World Bioethics, doi:10.1111/j.1471-8847.2012.00339.x, 1–9. [download]
  • Ravinetto, R., Mbonile, L., & White, N. (2010). Ethical criteria in clinical research in developing countries: is there a global standard? Giornale Italiano di Medicina Tropicale, 15(1-4), 1-8. [download]
  • Sikweyiya, Y.M., & Jewkes, R. (2011). Disclosure of child murder: a case study of ethical dilemmas in research. South African Medical Journal, 101(3), 164–169. [download]
  • Sikweyiya, Y., & Jewkes, R. (2011). Perceptions about safety and risks in gender-based violence research: implications for the ethics review process. Culture, Health & Sexuality, doi:10.1080/13691058.2011.604429. [download]
  • Sikweyiya, Y., & Jewkes, R. (2011). Perceptions and experiences of research participants on gender-based violence community based survey: implications for ethical guidelines. PLos One, 7(4):e35495. [download]
  • Starling, B., Kamuya, D., Gikonyo, C., Molyneux, C. S., & Marsh, V. (2007). Utafiti in coastal Kenya. Science and Public Affairs 10-11 (June 2007). [download]
  • Umeora, O.U.J., & Chukwuneke, F.N. (2009). Ethics and biomedical research in Southeast Nigeria (editorial) Ebonyi Medical Journal, 8(1), 2-3.
  • Umeora, O.U.J., Umeora, M.C., Emma-Echiegu, N.B., & Chukwuneke, F.N. (2014). Surrogacy in Nigeria: Legal, ethical, socio cultural, psychological and religious musings. African Journa of Medical and Health Sciences, 2014: 13:105-109. [download]
  • Okonta, P.I., & Rossouw, T. (2014). Misconduct in research: a descriptive survey of attitudes, perceptions and associated factors in a developing country. BMC Medical Ethics, 2014, 15:25. [download]
  • Okonta, P.I. (2015). Obstetrics and gynaecology students' knowledge of the informed consent process and its practice in their training institutions. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 18(4), 445-452. [download]

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