LusoAfro-BioEthics ethics for health research course

From 14 to 18 March 2022, the LusoAfro-BioEthics project organised a virtual course on ethics in health research. The course covered, among others, the history of ethics in health research and the legislative framework in the PALOP (Portuguese speaking African countries or Países Africanos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa) countries, and the functioning of and the documents to submit to the ethics committees in Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe. EDCTP’s High Representative for Africa Dr Leonardo Simão opened the course.

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