Hopkins on the Hill

June 14, 2019

Hopkins on the Hill event highlights 21 projects that received funding from 16 different government agencies. Event Showcases the Impact, Value, and Range of Federally Funded Research at Johns Hopkins. Featuring our Joseph Ali, and Mario Macis

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A public event in the House of Representatives will showcase federally-funded researchers from every part of JHU, including our Joseph Ali’s work towards “Strengthening the Voice of African Scholars in Global Health Ethics”

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Paul Ndebele, alum of our Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program, writes, “There has been significant growth in international collaborative research implemented in Sub-Saharan Africa over the past three decades… This growth has in part led to debates about the ethics of some of the research.”

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The Johns Hopkins-Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program (FABTP) aims to improve bioethics capacity development for institutions within Africa

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The Johns Hopkins Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program & the University of Zambia invite you to join a research ethics webinar. Dr. Paulina Tindana will present on challenges in seeking informed consent for genomics research & biobanking, contrasting available models and making a case for broad consent for international genetics/genomics research when accompanied by effective community engagement strategies

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This tri-school event hosted by the Johns Hopkins schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health celebrates 50 years of JHU collaboration with the Fogarty International Center. Keynote by Roger Glass, director of the Fogarty International Center. Participants also include our Nancy Kass. April 16, 2:30-5:30pm. Livestreaming will be available

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Available for download: The Research Ethics Committee Assessment Toolkit (RECAT) is designed to facilitate evaluation of the operational needs of Research Ethics Committees (RECs) globally to inform local quality assurance and quality improvement efforts

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After consultations with the research community, Fogarty launched a bioethics research and training program in 2000 aimed at building capacity in Africa and other low- and middle-income countries. Since then, hundreds of academics, scientists and health officials have developed expertise to address the issues affecting their populations in the context of their own culture and research environment

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