The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has convened an inquiry into how research can be conducted ethically in global health emergencies. The aim of the project is to help to develop a common understanding of what constitutes ethical research in such circumstances, and to use this as a basis for making practical recommendations for change.
The Council has published a call for evidence - i.e. an open invitation to anyone with an interest in the conduct of research in global health emergencies to contribute their experiences, perspectives and opinions to help shape the working group’s analysis at this early stage of the project.
The call for evidence covers a range of issues of ethical interest / concern in the context of research in global health emergencies.
If you would like to take part please use the form below and send it as a Word document to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Click to download the call for evidence form
Please feel free to reply to as many, or as few, of the questions as you wish.
Deadline for responses is 17 August 2018
For more details visit: http://nuffieldbioethics.org/project/global-health-emergencies/call-evidence
Hi Susi, great initiative. The Lancet Global Health has just published this article on how to tackle parachute research and ethics in publishing in global health, which is aligned with the discussion forum. Always a timely topic: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30342-5/fulltext