Principles of CBPR at PRC (RESPECTFUL)

The following principles guide the collaborative research conducted by the PRC:

  • Respect each other’s contributions;
  • Encourage change and promote knowledge in ways that benefit communities;
  • Share credit and responsibility for results;
  • Promote an emphasis on locally relevant health issues;
  • Examine the social, economic and cultural influences on health;
  • Collaborate on all major phases of the research process;
  • Treat research participants ethically;
  • Furnish results to the community in a useful manner;
  • Utilize community strengths and expertise; and
  • Link research to action to enhance community capacity.