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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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i-CONSENT’s second design thinking session with children

i-CONSENT’s second design thinking session with children

After the first meeting with our youngest experts, i-CONSENT took a step forward and helped children design an informed consent “prototype” by themselves. Last week a total of 6 children aged 12 and 13 participated in the second edition of the i-CONSENT Design...

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i-CONSENT joins again European Researchers’ Night 2019

i-CONSENT joins again European Researchers’ Night 2019

After the first meeting with our youngest experts, i-CONSENT took a step forward and helped children design an informed consent “prototype” by themselves. Last week a total of 6 children aged 12 and 13 participated in the second edition of the i-CONSENT Design...

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Why is i-CONSENT so relevant? GSK answers

Why is i-CONSENT so relevant? GSK answers

From today until Friday, Consortium members coming from UK, Italy and Spain will meet up again to discuss the draft version of the project's guidelines to improve informed consent. The meeting will take place in Valencia, at Fisabio's headquarters, and will focus on...

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i-CONSENT present at the European Research Night 2019

i-CONSENT present at the European Research Night 2019

He explains the current project developments and the methodology used to meet its objectives Jaime holds a Degree in Sociology and Business Management and Administration, Master’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Moreover, He has been working as sociologist...

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When assent becomes as important as consent

When assent becomes as important as consent

i-CONSENT develops a route map for professionals involved in the design of informed consent process After three days of intense work, i-CONSENT can finally say that the process of elaboration of the guidelines is coming to an end. The project team flipped around the...

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iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

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

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

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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5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

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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Next steps for i-CONSENT

Next steps for i-CONSENT

i-CONSENT participated the past October 25-26th in the 25th National Congress of the Spanish Association of Bioethics and Medical Ethics (AEBI ) held in Valencia. Topics such as human dignity, the ethics of the end of life, the ethics in assisted reproduction were...

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i-CONSENT presents first results in Rome

i-CONSENT presents first results in Rome

A Workshop with several group of students (age 16-18) reveals that adolescents would rather receive informed consent through social media and audiovisual material than in a traditional way. Social media appears to be the most popular solution to improve informed...

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Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

A Workshop with several group of students (age 16-18) reveals that adolescents would rather receive informed consent through social media and audiovisual material than in a traditional way. Social media appears to be the most popular solution to improve informed...

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Adequacy, coherence and cohesion in Informed Consent

Adequacy, coherence and cohesion in Informed Consent

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights hold its 6th international Bioethics, multiculturalism and religion workshop to discuss issues of informed consent and clinical research on February 21-23. As part of the i-Consent consortium (a project funded by the...

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Press release Health literacy month

Press release Health literacy month

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights hold its 6th international Bioethics, multiculturalism and religion workshop to discuss issues of informed consent and clinical research on February 21-23. As part of the i-Consent consortium (a project funded by the...

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#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

The first I-Consent consortium meeting took place in Rome from december 4 to 5. All the stakeholders and contributors involved in the project attended the event hosted by  Lumsa University and OPBG. This meeting aimed to present the progress made in every work package...

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The power of patients in clinical trials

The power of patients in clinical trials

The first I-Consent consortium meeting took place in Rome from december 4 to 5. All the stakeholders and contributors involved in the project attended the event hosted by  Lumsa University and OPBG. This meeting aimed to present the progress made in every work package...

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#DesignThinking | We are in Elche today holding a Design Thinking session with pregnant women and midwives, working on the inclusion of #gender perspective in our guidelines. Very interesting points where raised!
🗯️ #iCONSENT #H2020 #ResearchEU
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