Procedures of recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating research participants in Qatar: findings from a qualitative investigation

BMC Medical Ethics 15 (1):9 (2014)

Very few researchers have reported on procedures of recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating participants in health research in the Arabian Gulf Region. Empirical research can inform the debate about whether to adjust these procedures for culturally diverse settings. Our objective was to delineate procedures related to recruiting, obtaining informed consent, and compensating health research participants in the extremely high-density multicultural setting of Qatar
Keywords Research ethics  Recruitment  Informed consent  Cultural competence  Middle East  Research participation  Vulnerability  Confidentiality  Qualitative research  Research compensation
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DOI 10.1186/1472-6939-15-9
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