African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
versão On-line ISSN 2071-2928
MASH, Bob. African Primary Care Research: Participatory action research. Afr. j. prim. health care fam. med. (Online) [online]. 2014, vol.6, n.1, pp. 1-5. ISSN 2071-2928.
This article is part of the series on African primary care research and focuses on participatory action research. The article gives an overview of the emancipatory-critical research paradigm, the key characteristics and different types of participatory action research. Following this it describes in detail the methodological issues involved in professional participatory action research and running a cooperative inquiry group. The article is intended to help students with writing their research proposal.