"Whenever they cry, I cry with them": Reciprocal relationships and the role of ethics in a verbal autopsy study in Papua New Guinea
HN Gouda, A Kelly-Hanku, L Wilson, S Maraga, ID Riley
Social Science & Medicine | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2016
The study was funded through an Internal Competitive Research Scheme from the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research funded by the Government of Papua New Guinea and a National Health and Medical Research Council grant; Improving methods to measure comparable mortality by cause (NHMRC - 631494). The authors would like to thank all the participants who kindly shared their time and personal experiences with us. We would also like to thank Zoe Dettrick, Prof Peter Siba, Dr. Suparat Phuanukoonnon, the staff at Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, and the Partnership in Health Program in particular. This paper benefited greatly from conversations with Associate Prof Deborah Lehmann, Prof Michael Alpers and Prof Alan Lopez.