Topic: Cultural Norms, Geographic Location, and Ethics
After reading the article, “A Randomized Trial to Investigate the Effects of Pre-natal and Infant Nutritional Supplementation on Infant Immune Development in Rural Gambia: The ENID Trial: Early Nutrition and Immune Development,” (http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/12/107) or (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3534399/)
Discuss the following:
• How were cultural norms considered when planning for this study?
• How was geographical location factored into the logistics of this study?
• Does this study adhere to the principles of the Belmont Report?
Topic: Using Data from Interview with Public Health Leader
After conducting your interview with a potential collaborator in the rural area you have selected (See attached docs), explain how this interview provided you with valuable insight as to the cultural norms of the area. How will this information be useful when it comes to program adaptation in the course project?
Levine, R. (2007). Case studies in global health: Millions saved. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Merson, M. H., Black, R. E., & Mills, A. J. (2012). Global health: Diseases, programs, systems, and policies. (3rd. ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Moore, S. E., Fulford, A. J., Darboe, M. K., Jobarteh, M. L., Jarjou, L. M., & Prentice, A. M. (2012). A randomized trial to investigate the effects of pre-natal and infant nutritional supplementation on infant immune development in rural Gambia: The ENID trial: Early nutrition and immune development. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12(107).