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Resuming In-Person Data Collection during COVID-19 (Webinar)

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September 24, 2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Add to Calendar September 24, 2020 9:30 am September 24, 2020 11:00 am America/New_York Resuming In-Person Data Collection during COVID-19 (Webinar)

On September 24, join a webinar convening global experts for a discussion about the considerations for determining where, when and how COVID-19 risks may reach a threshold in which research activities may safely resume.

Research studies, projects and institutions are beginning to contemplate the return to in-person data collection as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. With limited experiences and lack of clear guidance from international bodies to-date, ethical institutions are establishing their own policies, decision making processes and practices regarding the resumption of data collection for research purposes during COVID-19. While organizations have successfully innovated and trialed remote data collection efforts, the rigor of in-person data collection cannot be replaced in all cases.

Participating speakers in this virtual discussion will include:

Thoai Ngo, Program Director; Paul Hewett, Senior Associate; Michelle Hindin, Program Director; and Leanne Dougherty, Senior Implementation Science Advisor from the Population Council

Abdhalah Ziraba, Research Scientist from African Population and Health Research Center

Steven Glazerman, Chief Research & Methodology Officer; and Claudia Casarotto, Regional Director for West Africa from Innovations for Poverty Action

Ruth Levine, CEO of IDinsight

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, Associate Dean for Human Research Protection & Director of the Human Research Protection Program from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Bilal Avan, Associate Professor; and Constance Mackworth-Young, Research Fellow, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Christina Pallitto, Scientist, FGM Lead, Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, from World Health Organization Human Reproduction Programme

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On September 24, join a webinar convening global experts for a discussion about the considerations for determining where, when and how COVID-19 risks may reach a threshold in which research activities may safely resume.

Research studies, projects and institutions are beginning to contemplate the return to in-person data collection as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. With limited experiences and lack of clear guidance from international bodies to-date, ethical institutions are establishing their own policies, decision making processes and practices regarding the resumption of data collection for research purposes during COVID-19. While organizations have successfully innovated and trialed remote data collection efforts, the rigor of in-person data collection cannot be replaced in all cases.

Participating speakers in this virtual discussion will include:

Thoai Ngo, Program Director; Paul Hewett, Senior Associate; Michelle Hindin, Program Director; and Leanne Dougherty, Senior Implementation Science Advisor from the Population Council

Abdhalah Ziraba, Research Scientist from African Population and Health Research Center

Steven Glazerman, Chief Research & Methodology Officer; and Claudia Casarotto, Regional Director for West Africa from Innovations for Poverty Action

Ruth Levine, CEO of IDinsight

Megan Kasimatis Singleton, Associate Dean for Human Research Protection & Director of the Human Research Protection Program from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Bilal Avan, Associate Professor; and Constance Mackworth-Young, Research Fellow, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Christina Pallitto, Scientist, FGM Lead, Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, from World Health Organization Human Reproduction Programme

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