Dr. Charles Michelo is currently Chair of the Department of Public Health, University of Zambia (UNZA) and a tireless champion of the importance of research ethics at UNZA. Dr. Michelo was a 2012 short-term Fogarty trainee and since 2012 has served as UNZA leadership within the Fogarty African Bioethics Consortium. He has been Zambian Principal […]

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the FABTP and University of Zambia a G-11 grant to improve the University of Zambia Biomedical Research Ethics Committee(UNZABREC).  The project has the goal of Enhancing Management and Performance of the Office and Work of the Ethics committee for Research (EMPOWER) in Zambia. The FABTP EMPOWER project […]

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Greetings from Baltimore! We’ve had an exciting summer here, hosting our long-term and short-term FABTP as well as our Global Bioethics trainees. You can read about our activities together on Page 3 and find out what kinds of practicum projects our 2016 long-term trainees are carrying out on Page 4. Many of our alumni attended […]

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The International Association of Bioethics (IAB) hosted the 13th World Congress of Bioethics in Edinburgh, Scotland in June 2016. The 2016 theme was: Individuals, Public Interests and Public Goods: What is the Contribution of Bioethics? Nine Fogarty alumni and affiliates attended the biennial conference and a number of them presented their research during the three-day […]

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Dr. Mary Kasule is currently the Assistant Director of Research Ethics at University of Botswana (UB) and since 2013 has served as UB leadership within the Fogarty African Bioethics Consortium. Originally from Uganda, she completed her PhD in Public Health  in 2014 with a focus on research ethics and informed consent protocols from the University […]

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On Oct 14, 2015, UB hosted a Human Genomics Research Plenary Meeting, focusing on ethical and regulatory issues surrounding bio-banking and genomics research in Africa, attended by 70+ individuals.  Our annual ABC meeting was held the next two days, during which each institution provided updates on work plans and activities, trainees’ practicum projects, and future […]

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