From informed consent to adherence: factors influencing involvement in mass drug administration with ivermectin for malaria elimination in The Gambia Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde
BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends consideration of mass drug administration (MDA) for malaria control in low-endemic settings approaching elimination. However, MDA remains a controversial strategy, as multiple individual, social, and operational factors have shown to affect its acceptability at local levels. This is further complicated by inconsistent definitions of key indicators derived from individual and community ...
The attitude of Flemish paediatricians regarding informed consent of adolescents Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Since 2002 the Belgian law requires an informed consent of the patient before each medical intervention. This provision applies also for adolescent patients on condition that the physician considers the young patient as competent to autonomously participate in the decision making process.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate to what extent Belgian paediatricians from the Flemish part of the ...