Balancing collective responsibility, individual opportunities and risks: a qualitative study on how police officers reason around volunteering in an HIV vaccine trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Tarimo2010BalancingCR,
  title={Balancing collective responsibility, individual opportunities and risks: a qualitative study on how police officers reason around volunteering in an HIV vaccine trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania},
  author={Edith A M Tarimo and Anna Ekeus Thorson and Thecla W Kohi and Joachim Mwami and Muhammad Bakari and Einar Sandstr{\"o}m and Asli Kulane},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Results from HIV vaccine trials on potential volunteers will contribute to global efforts to develop an HIV vaccine. The purpose of this study among police officers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was to explore the underlying reasons that induce people to enrol in an HIV vaccine trial. METHODS We conducted discussions with eight focus groups, containing a total of 66 police officers. The information collected was analyzed using interpretive description. RESULTS The results showed… CONTINUE READING
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