10th Forum – Annecy, France, 3-4 November 2015

Theme of the Meeting
Emerging epidemic infections and experimental medical treatments
Organisers

The Wellcome Trust, Inserm, Fondation Mérieux

 

Supported by:

  • The Wellcome Trust
  • Fondation Mérieux
  • Medical Research Council-United Kingdom (MRC UK)
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health-Fogarty International Center (NIH-FIC)

Programme and Presentations

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Presentations

Keynote: Ethics and Epidemics: Are Lessons Ever Learned? [MS Powerpoint]

Ross Upshur, University of Toronto

 

Session 1: Trust and community engagement

  • Case study 1: The Ethical Challenges of conducting anthropological fieldwork during an Ebola outbreak: A case study from Monrovia, Liberia
    Emilie Venables, Médecins Sans Frontières

 

 

 

Session 2: Trust, communities and inter-organisational relationships

 

 

Panel discussion: audio to be available soon.

 

Session 3: Equity in access to treatment

 

           Jayakrishnan Thavody, Government Medical College Kozhikode

 

Plenary session: The development of ethics guidance in/for epidemics [MS Powerpoint]

       Abha Saxena, WHO

 

Session 4: Adaptive Trial Design – Panel session

            

Summary of Day 1: Katherine Littler (Wellcome Trust) and Barbara Sina (NIH-Fogarty)

Summary of meeting: Doug Wassenaar (University of Kwazulu-Natal) and Lisa Dawson (NIAID)

 

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