WEBINAR 2 of Webinar Series on Ethical and Legal Challenges in Vaccine Research and Access

Webinar 2 Flyer on the Webinar Series on Vaccines

The WEBINAR 2 of the Webinar series on Ethical and Legal Challenges in Research in Preventive Vaccines and in Making Vaccines Accessible, the  is to be held on

Monday 09 NOVEMBER 2020, 15:30 to 17:30 IST


The Webinar 2 TOPIC:

COVID Vaccine Trials: Experiences and Opinions From the Ground

A moderated panel discussion with the testimonies, experiences and insights of those closest to the clinical research environment


Speakers

Why I chose to take part in the COVID vaccine trial

MR ANIL HEBBAR

Healthcare entrepreneur, social activist, and  trial volunteer.


The least I could do for this global challenge is to volunteer

MS VAISHALI JANARTHANAN

Child rights advocate and trial volunteer.


What it means to conduct a vaccine study

DR SANJAY MEHENDALE

Former Additional Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research, currently Director, Research at the PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai. He has done extensive research in HIV including the Phase 1 studies of the HIV vaccine in India.


Politics of the COVID vaccine

DR RAMA BARU

Professor at the Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is a member of the research committees of the Indian Council for Medical Research, the Department of Health Research, and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.


The wait for the vaccine and how the media has reported on it

MR AMITABH SINHA

Senior science journalist with over 20 years of experience at the Press Trust of India, Reuters, and BBC. He is currently Resident Editor of The Indian Express in Pune.


Moderator

SANDHYA SRINIVASAN

Freelance health writer and consulting editor with the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics.


Join Zoom Meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85431051467
Meeting ID: 854 3105 1467

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