WORKSHOP | What are the existing gaps in knowledge and skills among researchers in low- and middle-income countries, to effectively share and use COVID-19 research data?

Online Workshop: What are the existing gaps in knowledge and skills among researchers in low- and middle-income countries, to effectively share and use COVID-19 research data?

ORGANIZERS: Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand and the George Institute of Global Health, India on behalf of the coalition’s Data Sharing Working Group

FUNDING: World Health Organization

AIMS:

  • To understand the training needs of LMIC researchers to effectively share, use and re-use COVID-19 research data
  • To scope out the elements for an online training resource on data sharing for LMIC researchers

 

TARGET AUDIENCE:

  • Early career researchers, including post-graduate students and post-doctoral researchers
  • Health researchers and research teams who collect, generate and curate health research data from LMICs. This includes study coordinators, study doctors, and data managers
  • Secondary data users, e.g., statisticians, mathematical modelers, epidemiologists, machine learning experts

 

Watch the recording

 

 

AGENDA:

Aims of workshop & introductionsPhaik Yeong Cheah, Oommen John

Part 1

What are the ethical imperatives of data sharing? – Anant Bhan, Susan Bull

Current expectations for data sharing by funders and journals, including in the time of COVID-19 – Naomi Waithira

Part 2

What are the areas of support for the following? (virtual post-it session) – facilitated by Anne Osterrieder

  • Data collection
  • Data reuse and access
  • Data sharing

 

Part 3

What are the current available data sharing training materials/courses? (using chat function) – facilitated by Anne Osterrieder

Presentation of draft modules for an e-course – Brian Mutinda and scoring exercise

Q&A and wrap up

A small token of appreciation will be given to workshop participants.

 

Date

2 December 2020 - 08:00
to
2 December 2020 - 11:00
 

Event Category

Webinar