A coronavirus CHIM could be an ideal tool to support endeavors to develop effective COVID-19 interventions and provide a longer-term platform to support preparations against the emergence of new or novel coronaviruses. This webinar will highlight the regulatory considerations to ... Read more
Upcoming Epidemic Ethics Seminar
COVID-19 Human Challenge Studies: Is it OK for research participants to volunteer to be infected? | Join on the 18th of May 2020, 13:00 GMT+1 (London)Learn more
Human infection studies in India
Healthy human beings are likely to be infected with malaria, cholera, influenza, typhoid and other diseases as part of new trials meant to test the efficacy of preventive vaccines and curative drugs.Learn more
Controlled Human Infection Model Studies - Workshop Report
The Academy of Medical Sciences, supported by HIC-Vac, the Medical Research Council and Wellcome, convened a workshop to discuss the current environment for Controlled Human Infection Model studies...Learn more
Studies that deliberately infect people with diseases are on the rise
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Here you will find a selection of E-learning courses related to human infection studies as well as other tools and resources.Learn more
Article in The Week, focusing on pertussis and zika. Read more
Typhoid fever, caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi and spread in food and water, kills almost 200,000 victims a year — many of them young children — in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Survivors may suffer perforated intestines, heart problems ... Read more
Wellcome is inviting applications for a RFP opportunity for consultancy services relating to the regulatory support for the use of human infection studies in coronavirus vaccine licensure. The consultant ...
Jamrozik E, Selgelid MJ. COVID-19 human challenge studies: ethical issues. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Aug;20(8):e198-e203. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30438-2. Epub 2020 May 29. PMID: 32479747; PMCID: PMC7259898. COVID-19 poses an extraordinary threat ...
International Alliance for Biological Standardization Covid-19 webinars brought together a broad rangeof international stakeholders, including academia, regulators, funders and industry, with a considerable delegation from low- and middle-income countries. 1) ...
We have provided a non-exhaustive list of guidelines, tools, templates and documents - as well as links to external resources - that are relevant to the development of health research, trials studies in general, and data management and sharing. Please check out our dedicated pages for Resources on Trials, Health Research, and Data Management and SharingGo to page
There are many considerations for conducting ethical and safe human infection studies. The human infection studies knowledge hub invites your contributions to several theme areas that will be developed over the coming months with a focus on Ethical considerations, Regulation, and Public & Community engagement.Go to page