• 26 MAR 20
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    Facilitating ethics review during outbreaks

    Recommended reading from the New Zealand Health Research Council.  Last year BMC Medical Ethics published a paper that included recommendations for ensuring that ‘ethics preparedness’ is an important foundation for an effective public health response to infectious disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies. It makes compelling and timely reading, especially given the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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    • 26 MAR 20
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    New Zealand Health Research Council – ‘COVID-19 updates for researchers’

    The Health Research Council has a ‘COVID-19 updates for researchers’ page on its website, which it is frequently updating with the latest news. This page includes answers to commonly asked questions such as: Are application deadlines being extended for current funding rounds? Can I get an extension or suspension to my existing research contract? I have just submitted an application to the HRC, but realise now that my research plans may be disrupted by COVID-19. What should I do?

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    • 26 MAR 20
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    New Zealand Health Research Council – COVID-19 update: All science assessing committee meetings cancelled

    The New Zealand Health Research Council has announced that due to the new restrictions/lockdown now in force in New Zealand and Australia, and the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, they have decided to cancel all HRC science assessing committee meetings for the current funding rounds.

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    • 24 MAR 20
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    COVID-19 Resources

    The Association has produced a COVID-19 resource for members including links to government sites and information, advice on managing your research and career in these unprecedented times, news sources, webinars etc.  We will aim to update the resource daily and would be pleased to receive suggestions for information to be included.

    We are also keen to provide a platform for the dissemination of research findings that could inform the management of health services and systems in response to COVID-19.  

    Please send your contributions to Sarah.green@chere.uts.edu.au.

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    • 24 MAR 20
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    COVID-19: Guidance on clinical trials for institutions, HRECs, researchers and sponsors

    A joint statement that reflects the shared views of all state and territory Departments of Health, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Clinical Trials Project Reference Group (CTPRG), of which all of these entities are members.

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