Workshop on Research Ethics During Epidemics

Proud to have Jemee Tegli (Project Coordinator of LiberHetica and UL-PIRE-IRB Coordinator) as speaker of the 2-days workshop on Research Ethics During Epidemics (2-3 December 2020), organized by PANDORA-id-NET, TESA and ALERRT, in collaboration with The Global Health Network TGHN.

The workshop informed the participants about some of the ethical challenges in conducting this research, covering 5 broad topics: Ethics of research in vulnerable populations, Community and stakeholder engagement, Informed consent in epidemic research, Biobanking during epidemics and Ethics review during epidemics.

Gloria Mason speaker at international seminars on ethics in data sharing

Proud to have Gloria Mason, Director for the Liberia National Ethics Review Board and member of the LiberHetica project in the panel of joint online seminars examining the GFBR (Global Forum on Bioethics in Research) and PHEPREN (Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Ethics Network) ethics recommendations in the context of data sharing and research response to COVID-19 pandemic. For more info + registration visit:

First annual project meeting held on 1st October 2020

From 2019 the LiberHetica project is strengthening the Liberian research ethics institutions, for the benefit of the public health research in Liberia. Nevertheless, the project activities are proceeding tirelessly as highlighted during the annual meeting held on the 1st October 2020, to which have participated the Liberian and European members of the project consortium. For the news release and further information click here.