Student Theses

Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health
Grant Number 5 R25 TW001599-17

Research ethics committee approval and informed consent in selected african medical journals: a comparative study 

STUDENT THESES

  

Name     Country of Origin     Year of SARETI Training 
Degree Type     Thesis Title                      Year of Graduation    
Mrs Joyce Ikingura Tanzania 2003 MPH    Survey on the needs of NIMR IRCs in Tanzania
2004
Juriste Awa Keita Mali 2004 MPhil Ethical review capacity building in Mali over the last 5 years 2005
Dr Ogenna Manafa  Nigeria 2004 MPH Comprehension, practical experiences, and implications of subject education and informed consent  2005
Mrs Rosemary Musesengwa Zimbabwe 2004 MPH Attitudes of researchers in Zimbabwe to post-trial benefits 2005
 Dr Aceme Nyika Zimbabwe 2004 MPH Informed consent: impact of relationships on the autonomy of urban and rural women (Harare and Domboshava) in Zimbabwe
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2005
Ms Janelisa Musaya Malawi 2005 MPhil Review of the ethics of media reporting of clinical or medical research 2006
Ms Evelyn Anane-Sarpong  Ghana 2007 MPH The ethics of qualitative health research in Ghana: a case study of Ghana 2008
Dr Kolawole Oyedeji  Nigeria  2007 MSocSc A study of the needs and resources of health research ethics committees in South Western Nigeria
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2012
Dr Asungushe Kayombo Tanzania 2007 MPH Participants' perceptions on information provided in HIV vaccine trials in Tanzania
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2012
Mr Dickens Aduda Omondi  Kenya 2007 MSocSc Ethical issues in screening populations for disease: frameworks for policy decisions and clients' perspectives in Kenya
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2012
Ms Nancy Soko  Zambia 2008 MSocSc Legal, policy and institutional frameworks regarding research ethics committees in Zambia
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2011
Dr Lumuli Mbonile  Tanzania 2008 MPH Children's and parents'/guardians' understanding of rights, risks and benefits associated with research involving minors
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2013
Dr Felix Chukwuneke  Nigeria 2008 MPH Attitude, knowledge and compliance with ethical guidelines in clinical research among medical researchers in Nigeria
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2011
Mrs Boitumelo Mokgatla-Moipolai Botswana 2008 MSocSc Enrolment of children in medical trials: Botswana perspective
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2013
Dr Odidika Umeora  Nigeria 2009 MPH Organisational structure, operations and training needs of research ethics committees in Southeast Nigeria
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2011
Ms Sithembile Ruzariro  Zimbabwe 2009 MSocSc Exploring research participants' perceptions and comprehension of the informed consent process in a pre-exposure HIV prevention study in Zimbabwe: a case study
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2013
Mr Primus Chi Cameroon 2009 MPH  Profile of research ethics committees (RECs) in Cameroon
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2011
Dr Babatunde Adewale  Nigeria 2009 MSocSc Assessing research participants' understanding and voluntariness of informed consent in a clinical trial in Nigeria
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2012
Dr Patrick Okonta  Nigeria 2010 MPH Perception of research misconduct among obstetricians and gynaecologists in Nigeria
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2011
Mr Farirai Mutenherwa  Zimbabwe 2010 MSocSc A case study to assess participants' perceptions on voluntariness and motivations for participating in a clinical trial in Zimbabwe
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2013
Mr Abdallah Chilungo
Malawi
2013 MSocSc
Evaluation of ethical concerns of the National Health Science Research Ethics Committee in Malawi using the Emanuel benchmarks
 Pending
Ms Hannah Frimpong
Ghana
2013 MSocSc
A study of the ethical concerns of Ghanaian research ethics committees using the benchmarks proposed by Emanuel et al (2004)
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2017
Mr Claudius Madanhire
Zimbabwe
2013
MSocSc
An evaluation of the ethical concerns of a Zimbabwean research ethics committee using the benchmarks proposed by Emanuel et al (2004)
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2018
Ms Pamela Selormey
Ghana
2013
MSocSc
An evaluation of ethical concerns raised by a Ghanaian research ethics committee using the principles and benchmarks proposed by Emanuel et al (2004)
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2016
Ms Florence Mutevedzi
Zimbabwe
2014
MSocSc
Comparison of research ethics committees' (RECs') review of protocols reviewed by multiple ethics review committees
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2017
Dr Erisa Mwaka
Uganda
2014
MSocSc
Stakeholder perspectives on informed consent and ethics review of research involving human specimen resource repositories (biobanks) in South Africa: a quantitative study
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2017
Ms Dimpho Ralefala
Botswana
2014
MSocSc
Compliance of paediatric research with the South African National Health Act No. 61 of 2003
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2018
Ms Irene Tsey
Ghana
2014
MSocSc
Research with children: compliance with Section 71, South African National Health Act 61 of 2003
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2017
Mr Claude Kirimuhuzya
Uganda
2015
MSocSc
An evaluation of ethical concerns raised by a Ugandan research ethics committee using the principles and benchmarks proposed by Emanuel et al. (2008)
[download thesis] 
2020
Ms Limbanazo Mindiera-Matandika
Malawi
2015  MSocSc
Exploring communication strategies that promote sound informed consent for HIV vaccine trials 
[download thesis]
2017
Ms Tiwonge Mtande
Malawi
2015   MSocSc
Ethical issues raised by a Malawian research ethics committee
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2019
Mr Justice Abinyui Muh
Cameroon
2015
MSocSc
Research ethics committee approval and informed consent in selected African medical journals: a comparative study
Pending
Mr Hilton Nchotou Ndimuangu
Cameroon
2015 MSocSc
Systematic review of African bioethics framework: Conception of person-hood and its influence in improving the process of informed consent
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2020
Mr Francis Kombe
Kenya
2016 MSocSc
How do Kenyan research fieldworkers conceptualize the consent process? Implications for training in health research ethics
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2018
Dr Mwifadhi Mgallah Mrisho
Tanzania
2016 MSocSc
Understanding constraints and enablers of turnaround time for ethics review: The case of institutional review boards in Tanzania
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2020
Dr Isaac Oluwafemi Dipeolu
Nigeria 2017 MSocSc
Assessment of ethics and human participants' protection information on instructions to prospective authors in selected biomedical journals
Pending
Mr Kokulo Franklin
Liberia
2017 MSocSc
A forensic review and evaluation of the regulatory and ethical framework governing health-related research in post-Ebola Liberia
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2021
Dr Mwanaidi Kafuye
Tanzania
2017 MSocSc
Assessing readability, contents and shortcomings of assent forms and their corresponding informed consents in paediatric research in South Africa
Pending
Mr Apungwa Cornelius Ntabe
Cameroon
2017 MSocSc
Rethinking the practice of community engagement in health research: The case of the Tenofovir trials in Cambodia and Cameroon
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2020
Mrs Khutso Sithole
South Africa
2017 MSocSc
An evaluation of the ethical concerns of the South African Human Science Research Council (HSRC) Research Ethics Committee using the principles and benchmarks proposed by Emanuel et al. (2004) (2015-2016 minutes)
Pending
 
RECIPIENTS OF SCHOLARSHIP FROM COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY / SOUTH AFRICAN FOGARTY AIDS TRAINING PROGRAM (AITRP)


Dr Joseph Alimasunya
Nigeria 2013 MSocSc Reporting of research ethic approvals and informed consent by study design in selected online Nigerian medical journals Pending
Ms Samantha Chareka
Zimbabwe 2013 MSocSc
Black South African students' attitudes towards the use of medical records for research: a qualitative study
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2016
Dr Omran El-koha Libya / South Africa 2014 MSocSc Knowledge and perception of health research ethics among health care professionals at Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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2017
Dr Elizabeth Lutge South Africa 2014 MSocSc
Exploring stakeholder perceptions and practices regarding research in provincial health facilities
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2018
 
SELF-FUNDED STUDENTS

Ms Cebisile Nxumalo
South Africa
2014 MSocSc
An examination of timelines in the expedited ethics review process at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Biomedical Research Ethics Committee
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2018
Dr Sibusisiwe Bengu
South Africa
2015 MSocSc
An evaluation of the ethical concerns of the South African Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) research ethics committee using the principles and benchmarks proposed by Emanuel et al (2004)
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2019
Ms Melda Magolela
South Africa
2015 MSocSc
Ethical issues raised by African research ethics committees
Pending
Mr Nicholas Phiri
Malawi
2016 MSocSc
The composition and functioning of research ethics committees reviewing health research in Malawi: a descriptive cross-sectional survey on Malawian health research ethics committees
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2019
 

 


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