The ethics, safety, and justification for evaluating hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to prevent COVID-19
In this webinar, scientists from Brazil, India, Thailand, and the US discuss the ethics, safety, and justification for evaluating hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to prevent COVID-19, in a context of guidance having been recently issued by the World Health Organization to halt the use of these drugs to treat the disease.
COVID-19 vaccine development: Lessons learned from social science research and community engagement in clinical trials in low-resource settings
The Social Science Working Group organized a webinar on social science research and community engagement in vaccine clinical trials in low-resource settings. This is the first of a three-webinar series on the social science of vaccine development and deployment.
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Their applications and key unanswered questions in low-resource settings
The Virology, Immunology & Diagnostics Working Group organized a webinar to provide an update on the various COVID-19 diagnostics and their applications, and comment on some of the challenges of their use in low-resource settings and related research questions.
Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: The myths, the lessons, and the future
DNDi and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition jointly hosted a webinar to explore the role of research, innovation, and partnerships in African efforts to address the pandemic – bringing together panelists who have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response to discuss their experience and share important lessons with the rest of the world.
Applicability of COVID-19 vaccine trial results to low-and-middle income countries
Webinar featuring Dr Rebecca Kahn, Harvard University, Dr Rebecca Grais, Epicentre, Prof. Gagandeep Kang, Christian Medical College in Vellore and Steering Committee Member, and moderated by Dr James Watson, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit and co-chair of the coalition’s Study Design & Analytics Working Group.
COVID-19: What can Malaysia and Kerala, India teach the rest of the world?
Webinar featuring Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health, Ministry of Health, Malaysia, and DNDi Board Member and Ms K.K Shailaja Teacher, Minister for Health, Social Justice, Woman and Child Development Department, Government of Kerala, India.