Template and operational guidance for the ethics review and oversight of COVID-19-related research, 15 April 2020
Gov't Doc #
MetadataShow full item record
Other Language Versions
As part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, health research has proliferated. Clinical trials and other studies with human participants are being conducted to find efficacious treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. In this context, research ethics committees (RECs) must be prepared and organized to conduct a thorough ethics review of research, and have rapid and flexible procedures in place to do so efficiently, considering the tight timelines and needs posed by this health emergency. This document aims at providing guidance for RECs to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the rapid review of human subjects research related to COVID-19. It supplements the prior Guidance and strategies to streamline the ethics review and oversight of COVID-19-related research.
This notice should be preserved along with the article's original URL.Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Guidance and strategies to streamline ethics review and oversight of COVID-19-related research, 7 April 2020 Pan American Health Organization; Health Systems and Services (HSS) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-04-07)Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have the moral duty to conduct research that generates evidence to maintain, promote and improve health care delivery and decision-making, and to define policies for managing and ...
PAHO/WHO Regional research agenda related to Zika virus infection. Development of a research agenda for characterizing the Zika outbreak and its public health implications in the Americas Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2016-05)[EXECUTIVE SUMMARY] Background Since its first detection in Brazil in 2015, the Zika virus (ZIKV) has spread rapidly to most of the subregions of the Americas. As of April 2016, ZIKV autochthonous transmission has been ...
Kuthy Porter, José; Escosura, Gabriel de la (1990)In Mexico, as in many other countries, there are numerous situations involving bioethics that are not necessarily covered by officially sanctioned policies or guidelines. In such cases, it is reasonable to describe commonly ...