David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Developing World Bioethics 12 (2):55-62 (2012)
The Johns Hopkins-Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program (FABTP) has offered a fully-funded, one-year, non-degree training opportunity in research ethics to health professionals, ethics committee members, scholars, journalists and scientists from countries across sub-Saharan Africa. In the first 9 years of operation, 28 trainees from 13 African countries have trained with FABTP. Any capacity building investment requires periodic critical evaluation of the impact that training dollars produce. In this paper we describe and evaluate FABTP and the efforts of its trainees.Our data show that since 2001, the 28 former FABTP trainees have authored or co-authored 105 new bioethics-related publications; were awarded 33 bioethics-related grants; played key roles on 78 bioethics-related research studies; and participated in 198 bioethics workshops or conferences. Over the past nine years, trainees have collectively taught 48 separate courses related to bioethics and have given 170 presentations on various topics in the field. Many former trainees have pursued and completed doctoral degrees in bioethics; some have become editorial board members for bioethics journals. Female trainees were, on average, less experienced at matriculation and produced fewer post-training outputs than their male counterparts. More comprehensive studies are needed to determine the relationships between age, sex, previous experience and training program outputs
|Keywords||sub‐Saharan Africa research ethics education developing world bioethics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, Aisha Adaranijo, Florita Durueke, Ademola Ajuwon, Adebayo Adejumo, Oliver Ezechi, Kola Oyedeji & Olayide Akanni (2012). Impact of Three Years Training on Operations Capacities of Research Ethics Committees in Nigeria. Developing World Bioethics 12 (3):1-14.
Jérôme Ateudjieu, John Williams, Marie Hirtle, Cédric Baume, Joyce Ikingura, Alassane Niaré & Dominique Sprumont (2010). Training Needs Assessment in Research Ethics Evaluation Among Research Ethics Committee Members in Three African Countries: Cameroon, Mali and Tanzania. Developing World Bioethics 10 (2):88-98.
Gedeon Josua Rossouw (2011). Business Ethics as Field of Teaching, Training and Research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Business Ethics 104 (S1):83-92.
Carel Ijsselmuiden, Debbie Marais, Douglas Wassenaar & Boitumelo Mokgatla-Moipolai (2012). Mapping African Ethical Review Committee Activity Onto Capacity Needs: The Marc Initiative and Hrweb's Interactive Database of Recs in Africa. Developing World Bioethics 12 (2):74-86.
Keymanthri Moodley & Landon Myer (2007). Health Research Ethics Committees in South Africa 12 Years Into Democracy. BMC Medical Ethics 8 (1):1-8.
Jacquineau Azetsop (2011). New Directions in African Bioethics: Ways of Including Public Health Concerns in the Bioethics Agenda. Developing World Bioethics 11 (1):4-15.
Subrata Chattopadhyay, Catherine Myser & Raymond De Vries (2013). Bioethics and Its Gatekeepers: Does Institutional Racism Exist in Leading Bioethics Journals? [REVIEW] Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 10 (1):7-9.
Mary White & Jessica Evert (2012). Developing Ethical Awareness in Global Health: Four Cases for Medical Educators. Developing World Bioethics 12 (3).
O. Malomo Adefolarin, O. Ogundiran Temidayo & Adebayo Adejumo Ayodele Jegede (2008). The Nigeria Experience. Journal of Academic Ethics 6 (4).
Michael Kalichman & Sarah Brown (1998). Effects of Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research: A Survey of Graduate Students in Experimental Sciences. [REVIEW] Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (4):487-498.
Ross E. G. Upshur (2008). Introduction. Journal of Academic Ethics 6 (4):271-275.
M. Peiffer Ann, E. Hugenschmidt Christina & J. Laurienti Paul (forthcoming). Ethics in 15 Min Per Week. Science and Engineering Ethics.
Ann Peiffer, Christina Hugenschmidt & Paul Laurienti (2011). Ethics in 15 Min Per Week. Science and Engineering Ethics 17 (2):289-297.
Henry Silverman, Babiker Ahmed, Samar Ajeilet, Sumaia Al-fadil, Suhail Al-amad, Hadir El-dessouky, Ibrahim El-gendy, Mohamed El-guindi, Mustafa El-nimeiri, Rana Muzaffar & Azza Saleh (2010). Curriculum Guide for Research Ethics Workshops for Countries in the Middle East. Developing World Bioethics 10 (2):70-77.
Added to index2012-06-19
Total downloads15 ( #106,720 of 1,098,976 )
Recent downloads (6 months)13 ( #13,031 of 1,098,976 )
How can I increase my downloads?