Fattigdomsbekjempelse gjennom forebygging av alkohol misbruk i Malawi

Vitenskapelig tittel:

Fighting poverty through ALcohol misuse prevention in MAlawi (ALMA)

The Committee reviewed the application during it’s meeting on the 9th June 2011. The project was assessed in accordance to the Norwegian Research Ethics Act of 30th June 2006 and Act on Medical and Health Research (the Health Research Act) of 20th June 2008 for the Regional Committees for Medical and Health Research Ethics. The main objective of the study is to document, describe and explore patterns of alcohol use in the Malawian population. The study will examine the pattern of prevalence and association to poverty and gender. Data based on people's opinions and experiences of the current and future policy, and interventions related to alcohol use will also be collected. It is stated on the application form that the project intends to meet the Malawian policymakers and stakeholders and express needs for empirical evidence that can be used in the development of national alcohol policies. The specific objectives of the study are: 1. To study the prevalence of alcohol consumption and misuse in Malawi through a broad-based survey, and to use this data to explore the following: • the association between alcohol use/misuse and different dimensions of poverty (i.e. living standards, health and empowerment); • the association between alcohol use/misuse and gender; and • the general drinking pattern among the adult population in Malawi 2. To explore people's opinions and experiences of current and future policy and interventions related to the use of alcohol
(Redigert av REK)

Ref. nr.: 2011/1754 Prosjektstart: 03.01.2011 Prosjektslutt: 20.12.2013

Behandlingsstatus: Utenfor mandatet
Prosjektleder: Stine Hellum Braathen
Forskningsansvarlig(e):  SINTEF Technology and society
Initiativtaker: Bidragsforskning

The study is financed by the Research Council of Norway.

Forskningsdata: Mennesker
Utvalg: Allmennbefolkning
Forskningsmetode:: Både statistiske og fortolkende analysemetoder
Antall forskningsdeltakere (Norge): 0

Behandlet i REK
22.09.2011 REK sør-øst