Tuesday, December 1, 2020
12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (EST)

PAHO's Regional Program on Bioethics invites you to participate in a series of regional dialogues on research ethics in the pandemic. In the fifth dialogue, members of ethics committees from different countries in the region discussed the challenges in risk-benefit assessments of COVID-19 research.

Objective(s) of the meeting: 
  • To advance a space to share the efforts of the countries in the region ensuring the ethical conduct of research during the pandemic.
  • Identify the challenges in their implementation, and overall improve our capacities to catalyze ethical COVID-19 research.
Speakers. Brief summary of the curriculum: 
  • Martha González Bautista (Miembro del Comité de Ética de la Investigación del Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Nacional de México)
  • Mario Soriano (Miembro del Comité Nacional de Ética de la Investigación de El Salvador)
  • Ana Palmero (Asesora de Ética del Ministerio de Salud de Argentina y miembro del Comité de Ética en Investigación del Hospital Ramos Mejías de Buenos Aires)
  • Javier Lobato Polo (Fundación Valle de Lili de Colombia)
bioethics, COVID-19, research
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