New Workshop Report and resources:

From vast volumes of digital recordings to useful outputs - unpacking the black box


New blog! The vulnerability and health research paradox: Ethics, gender, trust and power


Last Call: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Open for applications from low and middle income countries

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities. Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth ... Read more

Mapping the Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil

The São Paulo State Health Department (SES-SP) is using environmental data to track the current yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, and plan vaccination strategies for the most affected areas and vulnerable population. This video, produced by Pesquisa FAPESP, explains in ... Read more

Awards & Funding Opportunities: ASTMH Annual Meeting 2018

Awards & Funding Opportunities: ASTMH Annual Meeting 2018 ASTMH members and non-members alike are eligible to apply, whether they're a qualified student, early career investigator or scientist actively working in the tropical medicine field. The Society especially encourages non-U.S. citizens ... Read more

Lassa Fever outbreak in Nigeria: Ready to Respond

Nigerian researchers needed to assist in research response

The Nigerian Regional Faculty of the Global Health Network will be working with the EDCTP ALERRT network to ensure Nigeria's leadership and strong coordination and hope to join forces with effort led from WHO and the Nigerian CDC. As part ... Read more

Qual-World Virtual Conference

Qualitative research methods conference for anyone, anywhere!

This conference is an affordable one-day, interactive, on-line event with live and semi live sessions, with reductions in cost for those in LMICs. For registrants, session content will continue to be available for 30 days following the conference. Join others ... Read more

TREAD - The Research Ethics Application Database

TREAD, an open access repository of Research Ethics Committee (REC) application forms and consent statements, is released today. TREAD provides examples of how researchers have described the pathways used to protect their research subjects from harm. For example, guidelines on ... Read more


Dilemmas in qualitative health research

by Lucy Yardley

    ABSTRACT As the use of qualitative methods in health research proliferates, it becomes increasingly necessary to consider how the value of a piece of qualitative research should be assessed. This ...