Posts Tagged ‘Bavon Mupenda’

Engaging with research ethics in central Francophone Africa: Reflections on a workshop about ancillary care

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Conducting Unlinked Anonymous HIV Surveillance in Developing Countries: Ethical, Epidemiological, and Public Health Concerns

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Ethics of mandatory premarital HIV testing in Africa: the case of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Living apart together: reflections on bioethics, global inequality and social justice.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

The structure and function of research ethics committees in Africa: A case study

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Community Preparedness for HIV vaccine trials in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Mr. Bavon Mupenda

Saturday, July 12th, 2003

Mr. Mupenda is a Lecturer at the Free University of Great Lakes Countries in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, where he teaches a course in social ethics and research methodology. He holds a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Anthropology, and a Masters degree in Sociology from the University of Lubumbashi, Zaire. He also holds a Higher Diploma in Community Health and Development and a Masters degree in Community Health and Development from the Tropical Institute of Community Health and Development in Kenya. Currently, he is doing a study on the vulnerabilities of the elderly, and examining health and development programs that could help to better support them. He is also interested in long-term and home-based care in the special context of Africa. Upon returning to his country, Mr. Mupenda will play a key role in providing training on ethics and research ethics in the “Institute of Alternative Development, Conflict Resolution and Ethics” which was recently jointly-founded by the Free University of Great Lakes Countries and the Tropical Institute of Community Health and Development. Mr. Mupenda plans to create a new IRB as part of his practicum, and to apply for a Federal Wide Assurance for the IRB.