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Strengthening the Informed Consent Process in International Health Research through Community Engagement: The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme Experience

  • Mwanamvua Boga,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Alun Davies,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Dorcas Kamuya,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Samson M. Kinyanjui mail,

    skmuchina@gmail.com or skmuchina@kilifi.kemri-wellcome.org

    Affiliations: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Ester Kivaya,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Francis Kombe,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Trudie Lang,

    Affiliations: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Vicki Marsh,

    Affiliations: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Bibi Mbete,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Albert Mlamba,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Sassy Molyneux,

    Affiliations: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Stephen Mulupi,

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Salim Mwalukore

    Affiliation: Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

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  • Published: September 13, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001089
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Mwanamvua Boga, Alun Davies, Dorcas Kamuya, Samson M. Kinyanjui, Ester Kivaya, Francis Kombe, Trudie Lang, Vicki Marsh, Bibi Mbete, Albert Mlamba, Sassy Molyneux, Stephen Mulupi, Salim Mwalukore
Consent and Communication Committee, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
Samson M. Kinyanjui, Trudie Lang, Vicki Marsh, Sassy Molyneux
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft: SK VM SM. Analyzed the data: SK VM SM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SK TL VM SM. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MB AD DK SK EK FK TL VM BM SM SM SM. Agree with manuscript's results and conclusions: MB AD DK SK EK FK TL VM BM SM SM SM. Development of tools and processes described in the publication: MB AD DK SK EK FK TL VM BM SM SM SM.