An Introduction to Qualitative Research: a toolkit from NIHR

by Hancock B., Windridge K., and Ockleford E.

This helpful NIHR toolkit provides a comprehensive guide to the stages of designing and planning, carrying out, and reporting on a qualitative study, and includes useful exercises. We recommend it to anyone needing a useful, broad guide. 

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In defence of governance: ethics review and social research

by Mark Sheehan, Michael Dunn, Kate Sahan

This Journal of Medical Ethics article discusses governance around social sciences and ethical review

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Assessing quality in qualitative research can be very different to other research types. Here we have compiled some resources which may help to assess the quality of research in different ways.

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Increasing demand for qualitative research within global health has emerged alongside increasing demand for demonstration of quality of research, in line with the evidence-based model of medicine......

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A prospective, qualitative study investigating the barriers and enablers to locally led clinical trial conduct in Ethiopia, Cameroon and Sri Lanka

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There are many different approaches to analysing qualitative data. This article aims to bring together resources and articles around some of the more common types of analysis, so that you can easily find what you need.

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Useful videos about conducting focus groups for qualitative research 

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Useful YouTube videos about conducting qualitative research interviews

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This bibliography provides a list of recommended resources for those who are using participatory visual methods in their work.

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Lymphatic filariasis is endemic in Nepal. This study aimed to investigate health-seeking behaviors and self-care practices of people with filarial Lymphoedema in Nepal.

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AREF-EDCTP have announced a joint call for a Preparatory Fellowship programme, due to be initiated in 2018. 

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This useful article examines the field of 'global health' through four different social theories, providing useful insights into different ways to approach global health study. Certainly a must read for social scientists working in this area!  

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There are many different approaches to analysing qualitative data. This article aims to bring together resources and articles around some of the more common types of analysis, so that you can easily find what you need.

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What is Gender? What is inequity? And what do they have to do with Public Health and Global Health? Find out in this educational video form Dr Greg Martin

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This review assessed the effects of women's groups practising participatory learning and action, compared with usual care, on birth outcomes in low-resource settings. With the participation of at least a third of pregnant women and adequate population coverage, women's groups practising participatory learning and action are a cost-effective strategy to improve maternal and neonatal survival in low-resource settings.

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A participant of the Mesh evaluating engagement workshop (March 2017) gives there reflection on the workshop and the key learning that came from it.

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A participant of the Mesh evaluating engagement workshop (March 2017) reflects on the learning from the workshop, focusing on points useful for health policy and systems researchers with an interest in gender and ethics.

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In this video, Dr Greg Martin provides a brief overview of what health systems are and how it is that the building blocks of health systems fit together.

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