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Strengthening Capacity in Health Research Ethics and Methodology in The Gambia

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA)

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Strengthening Capacity in Health Research Ethics and Methodology in The Gambia

Principal Institution

University of Maryland Baltimore

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Njie-Carr, Veronica P.S.; Sey-Sawo, Jainaba; Silverman, Henry J

Project Contact Information

vnjiecarr@umaryland.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2022 - 2027

Country

Gambia

Project Description

The research ethics and methods certificate program will have significant impact in the socio-cultural context of The Gambian people by building leadership and expert capacity. The program will enhance the professional growth of health professionals and academic researchers through the strengthening of competence to conduct health research studies with high ethical standards and scientific rigor. These activities will have long term impact in shaping the scientific enterprise and the culture of ethics in The Gambia to improve population health outcomes.

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