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Published in: 10/24/2014

Series of virtual seminars on research ethics cases in Spanish

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The Regional Program on Bioethics of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Latin American Forum of Health Research Ethics Committees (FLACEIS) invite you to participate in a series of virtual seminars to discuss cases in WHO’s Casebook on 'Ethical Issues in International Health Research' (published by PAHO in Spanish). The hour-long seminars will take place the fourth Tuesday of each month. Different research ethics experts in the region will be in charged of the presentations, which will focus on specific cases in the book. The sessions will be in Spanish and no translation will be provided.

The first seminar will be on Tuesday October 28 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm (Washington DC time). Dr. Carla Saenz, PAHO’s Regional Bioethics Advisor, will discuss case #1: SARS and airplane passengers. To participate use the following link ( We recommend that you visit the link beforehand to make sure you can run the Blackboard platform, and that the you connect few minutes before the session starts.