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Challenges for consent and community engagement in the conduct of cluster randomized trial among school children in low income settings: experiences from Kenya

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BACKGROUND: There are a number of practical and ethical issues raised in school-based health research, particularly those related to obtaining consent from parents and assent from children. One approach to developing, strengthening, and supporting appropriate consent and assent processes is through community engagement. To date, much of the literature on community engagement in biomedical research has concentrated on community- or hospital-based research, with little documentation, if any, of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1745-6215-14-142

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Bonareri, M More by this author
Ndegwa, SN More by this author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
142
Publication date:
2013-05-16
Acceptance date:
2013-04-18
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1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
URN:
uuid:02274a64-7965-4c3c-b19b-c502f7d6d5f4
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401843
Local pid:
pubs:401843

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