Current Project

Ongoing series of activities

COVID 19 nurse

Guidance and policy

PAHO (2020) Technical documents - ethics

WHO (18 December 2020) Emergency use designation of COVID-19 candidate vaccines: ethical considerations for current and future COVID-19 placebo-controlled vaccine trials and trial unbinding

The Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Philippine General Hospital, University of Philippines Manila (August 2020) Pandemic surgery: an integrated ethics and technical reference

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (19 August 2020) Interim framework for COVID-19 vaccine allocation and distribution in the United States

THIS Institute (21 July 2020) Testing times: an ethical framework and practical recommendations for COVID-19 testing for NHS workers

Unicef (1 June 2020) Digital contact tracing and surveillance during COVID-19

The Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics (15 May 2020) Ethical choices in a pandemic

Malaysian Bioethics Community (12 May 2020) Bioethics and COVID-19: guidance for clinicians (1st edition)

WHO (23 April 2020) R&D good participatory practice for COVID-19 clinical trials: a toolbox

Working Group Ethics / AG Ethik (22 April 2020) Public health ethics and COVID-19

WHO (20 April 2020) Ethics and COVID-19: resource allocation and priority-setting

RCPCH (16 April 2020) Ethics framework for use in acute paediatric settings during COVID-19 pandemic

PAHO (7 April 2020) Guidance and strategies to streamline ethics review and oversight of COVID-19 related research

UNESCO (6 April 2020) Statement on COVID-19: ethical considerations from a global perspective

Conselho Nacional de Ética para as Ciências da Vida (April 2020) Public health emergency situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic - relevant ethical aspects

European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (3 April 2020) Statement on European solidarity and the protection of fundamental rights in the COVID-19 pandemic

Scottish Government (3 April 2020) Coronavirus (COVID-19): ethical advice and support framework

Irish Department of Health (1 April 2020) Ethical framework for decision-making in a pandemic

British Medical Association (1 April 2020) COVID-19: ethical issues

UK Clinical Ethics Network (31 March 2020) Principles to consider in decision-making

Royal College of Physicians (31 March 2020) Ethical dimensions of COVID-19 for frontline staff

UNICEF (30 March 2020) Minimum quality standards and indicators for community engagement

National Bioethics Commission of Mexico (30 March 2020) Bioethics in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

German Ethics Council / Deutscher Ethikrat (27 March 2020) Solidarity and responsibility during the coronavirus crisis

UNESCO (26 March 2020) Ethics in research in times of pandemic COVID-19

UNESCO's International Bioethics Committee (IBC) and UNESCO World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) (26 March 2020) Statement on COVID-19: ethical considerations from a global perspective.

European Disability Forum (24 March 2020) Updated statement: ethical medical guidelines in COVID-19: disability inclusive response

Royal College of Psychiatrists (20 March 2020) COVID-19: ethical considerations

NICE (26 March 2020) Supporting clinical decision making (COVID-19 context)

Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford (25 March 2020-present) Oxford COVID-19 government response tracker

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and the Swiss Society for Intensive Care Medicine (SGI) (24 March 2020) Intensive care medicine: triage in case of bottlenecks

World Health Organization (21 March 2020) Ethical standards for research during public health emergencies: distilling existing guidance to support COVID-19 R&D

Health Research Authority(20 March 2020) COVID-19: guidance for sponsors, sites and researchers

Department of Health and Social Care (19 March 2020) COVID-10: ethical framework for adult social care

Italian Society for Anesthesia Analgesia Resuscitation and Intensive Care (16 March 2020) Clinical ethics recommendations for the allocation of intensive care treatments in exceptional, resource-limited circumstances

Social Science in Humanitarian Action (March 2020) Key considerations: online information, mis- and disinformation in the context of COVID-19

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) (2019) Clinical trials policy