Any Research which has to be relevant must involve and engage the users through their Associations or organizations. This will ensure that all relevant factors have been taken into account and there is acceptance and coperation from the users. User co-creation is very critical. Any deviation will produce sub standard results. Users are experts in their own right due to personal experiences.
Policy, Governance and Partnership Advisor-Patient and community welfare Foundation of Malawi-PAWEM IAPO Board member BettereHealth Advisory Board member
HIFA profile: Ellos Lodzeni is patron and trustee at the Patient and Community Welfare Foundation in Malawi. Professional interests: Health governance and patient safety advocate. lodzene AT yahoo.co.uk