Strengthening the informed consent process in international health research through community engagement: The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme Experience

PLoS Med. 2011 Sep;8(9):e1001089. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001089. Epub 2011 Sep 13.


Samson Muchina Kinyanjui and colleagues from the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme discuss how they modified their informed consent processes by taking into account local social, cultural, and economic contexts in the design and administration of consent forms.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Community-Institutional Relations
  • Consent Forms / organization & administration
  • Consent Forms / standards*
  • Ethics, Research
  • Global Health / education
  • Informed Consent / ethics
  • Informed Consent / standards*
  • International Cooperation*
  • Kenya
  • Program Development / standards