Effectiveness Of Group Education Intervention

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF GROUP EDUCATION INTERVENTION TO INCREASE CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING UPTAKE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Ethics has become a cornerstone when doing effective and meaningful research. Hence, the ethical behaviour of researchers is under unprecedented scrutiny (Best & Kahn, 2006).
Ethics in Public health involves identification, analysis, and resolving of ethical problems springing up in Public health practice. Ethical principles that govern public health practice are mainly expected to increase benefit and reduce harm unnecessarily to participating individuals. There are some ethical principles and guidelines which have been developed to safeguard and protect the dignity and rights of people. The ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects by Helsinki, (1964) states that; “The health and safety of the patient is the prime consideration at all times”.
This is guided by the research governance which are the principles for undertaking and distributing research of good quality. It is paramount to ensure that research is conducted with high standards.
Steen & Roberts (2011, p 119) states that;
“Research governance aims to limit poor practice, adverse incidents, misconduct and fraud. It plays a role in ensuring that lessons are learned and shared when poor practice is identified”.
Ethically, it is of paramount importance to get the necessary and right authorisations before carrying out a research. Ethical principles usually
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