Through this capacity development partnership, the selected African institution will receive:
- One-year training opportunities in research ethics at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) for two selected investigators, ethics committee members, or staff. Trainees will spend six months at JHU completing graduate training in research ethics, observing ethics committees, and receiving intensive mentoring. Trainees will then spend six months back in their home countries completing a funded practicum project related to research ethics. This training opportunity provides tuition, travel, housing, per diem allowance, and laptop computers for individual trainees.
- One-month intensive training opportunities in research ethics at Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University for two additional investigators, ethics committee members, or staff.
- One short-term training workshop in research ethics, held at the African institution, and co-taught by JHU and African faculty.
- Consultations between JHU faculty and senior officials in the African institution to address integration of research ethics into organizational structures for sustainability.
- Long-term mentorship of individuals who participate in the training program.
- Identification of networking opportunities for continued professional development within research ethics.
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