Journal article

What should community organisations consider when deciding to partner with researchers? A critical reflection on the Zilla Budakattu Girijana Abhivrudhhi Sangha experience in Karnataka, India

Bridget Pratt, Tanya Seshadri, Prashanth N Srinivas

HEALTH RESEARCH POLICY AND SYSTEMS | BMC | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background Community organisations and community members are increasingly being involved in health research projects worldwide as part of the engagement movement. Achieving deeper forms of community engagement like partnership demands that decision-making power be shared with community partners. However, how can community partners assess if meaningful engagement and shared decision-making will be possible when approached by prospective research partners? In this paper, we explore how community organisations decide to join health research projects when approached by health researchers. Methods Case study research was undertaken on a health systems research project in Karnataka, India called ..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award


Awarded by Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Intermediate Clinical and Public Health Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

BP is supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (No. DE170100414). PNS is supported by Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Intermediate Clinical and Public Health Research Fellowship awarded to him (IA/CPHI/16/1/502648). The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not reflect the views of the Australian Research Council.