Improving the guidelines for Informed Consent

i-CONSENT, funded by the European Union H2020 programme, aims to improve the information that patients receive from clinical studies. Within the project, a series of guidelines to improve Informed Consent process will be created, including vulnerable populations, under a gender perspective and relying on ICT tools.

Has paper-based Informed Consent era come to an end?

eConsent is consolidating itself as benchmark in the development of health-related studies Although there has been a change since those everlasting 15-20 page long Informed Consent (IC) documents, when participating in clinical studies potential participants still...

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5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

Many doubts arise when taking part on a clinical study. More than a mere disclaimer, informed consent processes exist to tackle them. Based on frequent Google searches, i-CONSENT has selected 5 frequently asked questions on Informed Consent that you might have come...

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i-CONSENT in Numbers

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 i-CONSENT falls under the ‘Science with and for Society’ (SWAFS) programme, which means that finding ways of connecting science to society is one of its main goals. Well aware of this, i-CONSENT is committed to citizens’ health literacy not only as a solution to make science more attractive to them but also as a way of empowering them leading to a true autonomy and self-government when deciding to participate in health-related studies. This section will offer visitors and stakeholders information on the project, in particular, and  knowledge on clinical trials, research and ethics, in general.