Bioethics & community engagement
The Tak Province Community Advisory Board has continued its activities. It provides a platform for the establishment of a Karen Ethics Committee, probably attached to the Borderland Health Foundation.
As part of the malaria elimination program we have developed a culturally appropriate approach to Community Engagement with the help of social scientists. This involves multiple activities to gain trust of the population and has proved very successful in the elimination efforts (Wellcome Open Res. 2018. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14698.1)