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Table 1 Community sensitization plan

From: Lessons learnt from the first controlled human malaria infection study conducted in Nairobi, Kenya

  Universities ERC General public Participants
Consultation/gatekeeping Seek advice from senior managers and request permission to discuss study with students Discussion regarding suitability of study in Kenya and ethical concerns. Nil Nil
Advised on compensation levels.
Approved study.
Sensitization General meetings outlining role of KEMRI and study Nil Nil General meetings outlining role of KEMRI and study and invitation to attend a more detailed information meeting
Feedback Meeting with University management to feedback results Written report of study findings, challenges and lessons learnt Nil Presentation of study findings in ‘grand round’ setting
  1. ERC = KEMRI Ethics Review Committee.
  2. KEMRI = Kenyan Medical Research Institute.