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Ethical reviews for refinement studies: A case study from Titukulane in Malawi

In this learning note, we examine the need, standards, and process of ethical review, particularly for refinement studies, by using the refinement phase of the USAID-funded Titukulane Development Food Security Activity. Using this case study, we also explain the process Titukulane used to choose which studies needed to be approved by the Institutional Review Board and which did not.

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