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Implications of COVID-19 for informed consent

Implications of COVID-19 for informed consent

Conclusions on the sessions organized by our partner LUMSA University Following the sessions organised to discuss informed consent for clinical trials in the context of an emergency setting, find a compilation of each meeting's main conclusions. Research protocols and...

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How to tailor health information to our audience

How to tailor health information to our audience

Strategies and tools to know societies’ concerns and address them in our health messaging, especially in the current COVID-19 emergency Adapting information to the audience is crucial to meet their needs and values. These are unique and influenced by multiple factors...

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i-CONSENT Project extends to 2021

i-CONSENT Project extends to 2021

The European Commission has granted the i-CONSENT project with a 1-year extension to continue improving informed consent processes. The extension responds to a late modification to widen the project activities and the mitigation of the impact of COVID-19. i-CONSENT...

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i-CONSENT COVID-19 glossary of terms

i-CONSENT COVID-19 glossary of terms

i-CONSENT Project brings science and health closer to society by improving the communication between citizens and professionals. Initially, the Project was designed to make informed consent in clinical research more comprehensible to the participant. However, COVID-19...

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Next i-CONSENT Guidelines Review Meeting

Next i-CONSENT Guidelines Review Meeting

Professor Federico de Montalvo Jääskeläinen will review the project product from an ethical and legal point of view After the fruitful first Guidelines Review Meeting with Prof. Carlos M. Romeo Casabona, for i-CONSENT project it is time to take another step. On...

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i-CONSENT Guidelines start an audit process

i-CONSENT Guidelines start an audit process

The first meeting will be with Prof. Carlos Maria Romeo Casabona, expert in law and bioethics With the product nearly ready, it is time to give the guidelines a final revision. Experts from different fields such as law, bioethics, TIC, gender will be invited to...

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F2F Meeting in Rome: Finalising the guidelines

F2F Meeting in Rome: Finalising the guidelines

The i-CONSENT Consortium met in Rome to give the final touches to the project's guidelines Consortium representatives sat the past November 4-6 around the table to give the final push the project's product. The i-CONSENT guidelines, with an innovative format, are...

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i-CONSENT with Health Literacy Month 2019

i-CONSENT with Health Literacy Month 2019

6 reasons to participate in clinical trials October is #HealthLiteracyMonth and #iCONSENT is joining the celebration! For this purpose we explored 6 reasons why someone should participate in a #clinicaltrial. Before a treatment is commercialized it must undergo a...

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i-CONSENT at the X Congress of Spanish Biobanks

i-CONSENT at the X Congress of Spanish Biobanks

Our technical coordinator explained the i-CONSENT project and its applications to biobanks More than 200 representatives from Spanish biobanks met the past october 17 and 18, 2019 in valencia. The experts discussed the challenges and the future of biobanks. In this...

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When assent becomes as important as consent

When assent becomes as important as consent

Minor’s Assent in Medical Research: Differences between the Scientific Literature and the Legal Requirements Informed consent in medical studies with minors is a subject of great importance. There is still a debate about the requirements to consider this assent valid...

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iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

The event will take place in Valencia on October 17-18th i-CONSENT will be present at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks on October 17-18th (2019) in Valencia. Jaime Fons (Fisabio) will represent the project and will intervene regarding the project's developements,...

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Next steps for i-CONSENT

Next steps for i-CONSENT

From WP2 and WP3 to the elaboration of the guidelines With approximately one year of project left, i-CONSENT is starting to translate the findings into a set of guidelines to improve Informed Consent. The conclusions of i-CONSENT WP1 (Work package 1, A...

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Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

Health literacy should be more than just understanding health care terminology, but it is a good starting point. i-CONSENT has developed a Clinical Research A to Z on the occasion of the #HealthLiteracyMonth celebrated in October. Accompany us through some of the...

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#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

Health Literacy Month is now over, and we are very proud to have participated to the worldwide awareness-raising event through our Twitter campaign. Still wondering what is Informed Consent? These tips are for you! Feel free to share and/or retweet our posts with...

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I-Consent taking part in #healthliteracymonth campaign

I-Consent taking part in #healthliteracymonth campaign

Health Literacy Month is an annual worldwide awareness-raising event that has been created in 1999 by Helen Osborne, founder of Health Literacy Consulting. Helen is a health literacy consultant who helps professionals communicate health information in ways that...

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The power of patients in clinical trials

The power of patients in clinical trials

Today, September 7th 2017, is the #PatientsHavePower day! This initiative is organized by Clara, an organization that gives patients the opportunity to join and participate in clinical trials, in order for them to have access to the newest treatments, related to their...

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Article | Find a compilation of the conclusions following our sessions organized to discuss #informedconsent for #clinicaltrials in the context of #COVID19. First meeting about research protocols and COVID-19: adequate patient information
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