Maureen Wandia Njue
Research officer at the KEMRI/Wellcome Trust research programme, Kilifi, coordinating the activities of the research ethics group as well as conducting action research to support ethics across the Kilifi programme. She also serves as the Deputy- Chair of the Communication and Consent Committee (CCC), an Institutional review committee that reviews aspects of consent and communication for all new research proposals developed at the programme. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Maseno University, Kenya and a Master’s degree in Public Health (Health Services Research) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. In 2012, she received a Global Health Bioethics Network (GHBN) Bursary to conduct an exploratory study on how benefits and payments in biomedical research should be planned for and implemented. Her main research interests are around research ethics focusing on consenting processes and Benefits and payments in research.