Links


Regional organizations

  • African Malaria Vaccine Testing Network (AMVTN)
    A non-profit network established whose objective is to provide a forum for scientists and policy makers involved in the planning, coordination, and execution of malaria vaccination trials in Africa.
  • Council of Europe
    A European inter-governmental organisation representing 43 independent countries. The Steering Committee on Bioethics (CDBI) promotes discussion on bioethics at the government level in Europe.
  • Europe Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
    Experts from 15 European countries and a growing number of African scientists have been working together on this project for the last two years and are now in a position to launch the development of the European-Developing Countries Clinical Trials Programme (EDCTP) for Poverty-Related Diseases.
  • European Commission
    The division of the European Union responsible for drafting and implementing legislation.
  • European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP)
    An independent not-for-profit organisation established to promote Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and encourage the practice of shared, high quality standards in all stages of biomedical research throughout Europe. The EFGCP promotes partnership between the major disciplines and organisations in the field of research involving human participants.
  • European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE)
    An independant, pluralist and multidisciplinary body which advises the European Commission on ethical aspects of science and new technologies in connection with the preparation and implementation of Community legislation or policies.
  • Food & Drug Administration, USA
    Part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for regulating pharmaceuticals, devices, and foods in the United States.
  • Office for Human Research Protections, USA
    An office in the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for overseeing protections for human participants in research.
  • South African Research Ethics Training Initiative (SARETI)
    Comprehensive and multi-disciplinary education program in health research ethics for Africa. SARETI aims to build African capacity for the ethical review of health research, and to strengthen Africa's institutional training capacity necessary to achieve and sustain this.
  • The Wellcome Trust
    A medical research charity in the United Kingdom whose mission is to foster and promote research with the aim of improving human and animal health.

Contact us

Dr Juntra Karbwang
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
E-mail: karbwangj@who.int

SIDCER Secretariat
WHO/SDE/ETH
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CH-1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 791-3885
Fax: +41 22 791-1399
E-mail: ethics@who.int

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