Article in The Week, focusing on pertussis and zika. Read 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
Studies that deliberately infect people with diseases are on the rise
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
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3rd Human Challenge Trials in Vaccine Development. February 6-7, 2020 - Pembroke College - Oxford, United Kingdom 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
A new typhoid vaccine for both adults and children has been proven by Oxford researchers to be safe and effective in preventing the disease. To view the full article, please click here. Read more
Since Sir Edward Jenner performed the first documented HVC study with smallpox on the 14th of May 1796 the usefulness of such studies has been apparent. More than a century ...
Last week we participated in a workshop "Human Challenge Trial workshop: Focus on the quality requirements for challenge agents" in (October 22, 2019, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Germany). It was a really ...
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
The Global Health Network offers free short eLearning courses in different aspects of clinical research, in multiple languages. These courses, written by global research experts ...