The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Agenda is likely to be the most ambitious activity of our generation towards worldwide justice and equality. Goal No. 3, “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages” requires collaboration of all stakeholders, private and public. The pharmaceutical industry and its contribution towards the health and well-being …Read More..
In the 2nd TRUST policy brief, Wynberg, Marshak, Munuo and van Niekerk from the University of Cape Town tackle the issue of chronic hunger and malnutrition through the perspective of small-scale farmers in resource-poor settings. They recommend that traditional agricultural knowledge holders should be recognised for their positive contributions to agrobiodiversity and environmental stewardship and …Read More..
In June 2018, TRUST co-hosted an event in the European Parliament. One of the strongest speeches is now available as a TRUST video. Joyce Adhiambo Odhiambo, who represented the interests of sex workers from Nairobi, spoke about fairness, respect, honesty and care. As the moderator said at the end of her speech: “The fabulous Joyce …Read More..
TRUST proudly releases the 2ndand 3rdplace of the dance, music and rap competition sponsored by The Foundation Global Values Alliance, a partner of TRUST. The competition was launched to celebrate the San Code of Research Ethics. The runner-up video from the !Xun girls was awarded 2nd place unanimously because it touches the heart! The catchy song …Read More..
Every year tens of thousands of healthy volunteers are involved in clinical trials in a wide variety of countries. Amongst them “professional volunteers” may expose themselves to serious medical conditions and risk compromising the validity of the scientific results of the trials. TRUST recommends National Healthy Volunteer Registries to significantly reduce risks for healthy volunteers …Read More..
“Ethics in Action” is an initiative supported and hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in the Vatican. In the spirit of the Encyclical Letter Laudato si’, it seeks morally appropriate solutions for urgent challenges facing the world. Meetings are held over two years in Casina Pio IV and delegates represent all major world religions …Read More..
TRUST’s eNewsletter 2018, Issue 5 is available here.Read More..
May 23-24, 2019, Barcelona, Spain ICSMRE 2019 aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Scientific Method and Research Ethics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, …Read More..
Dr Michael Makanga presented TRUST during his opening address at the ninth EDCTP Forum held from 17-21 September 2018 in Lisbon. The Forum is a prominent cross-disease and inter-disciplinary conference focusing this year on North-South partnerships. Dr Michelle Singh dedicated her ethics session to the Global Code, the San Code and the Fair Research Contracting tool. …Read More..
The Foundation Global Values Alliance, a partner of TRUST, sponsored a dance, music and rap competition in South Africa. The TRUST jury was looking for artistic representation of the San Code of Research Ethics and in particular the values of fairness, respect, care and honesty. But what we got was so much more: powerful messages …Read More..