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Working in low & middle income countries (LMICs) presents an exciting and fulfilling option for many health researchers. It allows them to address some of the most pressing development issues through interdisciplinary, collaborative and impact-driven research. Global health research, however, takes place in very particular contexts and this gives rise to unique moral dilemmas that require going beyond the traditional approaches to ethics used in high income settings. Through practical examples, this workshop will explore some of these ethical challenges and the approaches that might be needed when engaging in global development research. It will give those attending a feeling for the issues and difficulties faced by researchers in the field and some tips to avoid common pitfalls.

This is a workshop for all those interested in global health research.

To register, please email Phil Saunders on phillip.saunders@ndph.ox.ac.uk or phone 01865-289442 (message can be left)

Forthcoming events

Opium as a carcinogen: new insights from the Golestan Cohort Study

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Exploiting electronic health records to improve infection management

Monday, 03 June 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms

Title TBC

Tuesday, 04 June 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease Progression

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Festival of Global Health - Survivors

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 4pm to 8pm @ Curzon Oxford, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1NZ