Clinical paediatric tuberculosis research: field experiences from Cape Town, South Africa

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M-A Van Niekerk
M G Anthony
I Dewandel
L Africa
A Pienaar
A Mfazwe
B Bavuma
J Wolmarans
L Mpengesi
R Nelani
A Mtshabe
C Mckenzie
C Bekker
G Hoddinot
M M van der Zalm

Abstract




Implementing research in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs) involves multiple operational and socioeconomic challenges. In order to make global health research equitable, it is essential to overcome these challenges and implement research where the burden lies. We describe cultural, socioeconomic, recruitment and retention challenges experienced in our paediatric research in South Africa. We found that additional strategies and resources were required to address the specific cultural and socioeconomic aspects in order to conduct high‐ quality research in our facility.





 

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Clinical paediatric tuberculosis research: field experiences from Cape Town, South Africa. (2024). Southern African Journal of Public Health, 7(1), e1652. https://doi.org/10.7196/
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Clinical paediatric tuberculosis research: field experiences from Cape Town, South Africa. (2024). Southern African Journal of Public Health, 7(1), e1652. https://doi.org/10.7196/

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