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Taking social relationships seriously: lessons learned from the informed consent practices of a vaccine trial on the Kenyan Coast.

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Individual informed consent is a key ethical obligation for clinical studies, but empirical studies show that key requirements are often not met. Common recommendations to strengthen consent in low income settings include seeking permission from community members through existing structures before approaching individuals, considering informed consent as a process rather than a single event, and assessing participant understanding using questionnaires. In this paper, we report on a qualitative...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical medicine
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Author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
67
Issue:
5
Pages:
708-720
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:109254a0-7973-4d87-bcd1-99a445226404
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45979
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pubs:45979

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