Preparedness Planning for Clinical Research During Public Health Emergencies (PREP)

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04 Feb 2021 UTC

Preparedness Planning for Clinical Research During Public Health Emergencies (PREP)

 
Date: 
04 Feb 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30 UTC

             

The Good Clinical Practice Alliance and the Multi Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard are presenting a webinar on ‘The Role of Ethics Review in Preparedness and Response During a Public Health Emergency.’ The event will be led Dr. Katherine Littler, Co-lead, Global Health Ethics Team, World Health Organization on Thursday, 4 February, from 13:00 to 14:30 UTC. No registration is necessary - join the session atL https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84648606578?pwd=WEJsUnlkVld4K29TaFlhcGp1SEtZdz09&from=addon Passcode: 123

 
Webinar Summary
  1. Introduction to the Webinar

    Professor Elif Ekmekci, Head, History of Medicine and Ethics Department; Head, IRB; Member, Open Science Committee; Deputy Dean, Medical School TOBB ETÜ, Ankara, Turkey (5 minutes)

  2. The Role of Ethics Review in Preparedness and Response During a Public Health Emergency

    Dr. Katherine Littler, Co-lead, Global Health Ethics Team, World Health Organization (15 minutes)

  3. Response 1: What Has COVID-19 Meant for Our Local Ethics Committees in Nigeria: One African Perspective

    Professor Morenike Ukpong-Folayan, Deputy Director of the College of Health Sciences Research & Partnership Advancement (CoRPA) Unit & Head of the Research and Innovative Support Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria (5 minutes)

  4. Response 2: Preparing Ethics Committees in Belarus and Eastern Europe / Central Asia for the Challenges of COVID-19 and Future PHEs

    Professor Valeriya N. Sokolchik, Professor of Public Health and Healthcare, Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education & National Ethics Committee of Belarus
    (5 minutes)

  5. Response 3: Are Ethics Committees / IRBs Well Placed to Respond to the Needs of Patients, Communities, and Science During PHEs

    Dr. Ana Palmero, Legal and Ethics Advisor, Director of Research for Health, National Ministry of Health & Member of the Research Ethics Committee, Hospital Ramos Mejías de Buenos Aires, Argentina [TBC] (5 minutes)

  6. Response 4: Pathways to Cooperation between Ethics Committees / IRBs During Public Health Emergencies

    Dr. Vasiliki Nataly Rahimzadeh, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, CA, USA (5 minutes)