Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of tropical medicine, Nagasaki university

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Nagasaki International Course on Research Ethics

The 16th Nagasaki International Course on Research Ethics
Institute of Tropical Medicine in Sakamoto Campus, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan, 22-24 May 2017

The 16th Nagasaki International Course on Research Ethics that will be held by the cooperation between Nagasaki University, Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific Region (FERCAP), Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER), on 22-24 May 2017 at Institute of Tropical Medicine in Sakamoto Campus, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan.

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Day May 22-24, 2017
Course venue Global Health General Research Building in Sakamoto Campus, Nagasaki University
Tuition of the course Free to all participants
(meals, accommodation, and travel are not included)
Organized and supported Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University
In cooperation with Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific Region (FERCAP), Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER).
Course organizers Prof. Dr. Juntra Karbwang (Professor and Head, Product Development, NEKKEN, Nagasaki University)
Prof. Dr. Hitoshi Sasaki (Professor and Head, Nagasaki University Hospital Pharmacy)
Prof. Dr. Kenji Hirayama (Professor and Head, Immunogenetics, NEKKEN, Nagasaki University)
Lecturers Cristina Torres (FERCAP-Philippines), Sangkae Chamnanvanakij (Phramongkutklao Hospital, TheRoyalThaiArmy,Thailand), KwanchanokYimtae(KhonKhenUniversity),HitoshiSasaki(Nagasaki University), Kenji Hirayama (Nagasaki University) and Juntra Karbwang (Nagasaki University)
Other Mentors Nguyen Tien Huy (Nagasaki University), Dumre Shyam Prakash (Nagasaki University)
Course description This international course is an overview of research ethics, focusing on the ethics of health research. This course will cover the following: a) historical background, principles, and guidelines of research ethics; b) structure, roles, and functions of research ethics committees; c) ethical considerations in health research such as those related to informed consent, conflict of interest, and risk and benefit evaluation; and d) ethical issues and methodologies in different health research fields (genetics research, epidemiological and social research and pediatric research) in the context of national, regional, and international collaborative research.
Course objectives The general objectives of this course are: a) To demonstrate a common understanding of the ethical principles in health research and b) To utilize the ethical principles in reviewing different considerations and issues related to various health research fields.
Course format This course will (to a large extent) be organized as interactive learning where the participants will work on a number of problem cases. The case studies will illustrate the main points made in the lectures and presentations. It will be a three-day intensive course. English is a common language in the course, however, the lecturers and mentors are able to communicate in other 4 languages, i.e. Japanese, Filipino, Thai and Vietnam. Comprehensive background materials will be provided to the participants.
Course participants The target participants for this course are postgraduate students , researchers in biomedical sciences (including health social sciences) and members of research ethics committees.
How to apply Please send your name, affiliation, e-mail address, accommodation arrangement by e-mail to Ms. Sayuri Delaney and cc to Prof. Dr. Kenji Hirayama.
Registration deadline 02/May 2017
Contact Us

Ms. Sayuri Delaney
Course Office Staff
Department of Clinical Product Development, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University
1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan
Tel: +81-95-819-7558| Fax: +81-95-819-7821
E-mail : delaney@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

Prof. Dr. Kenji Hirayama
Professor and Head
Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University
Tel: +81-95-819-7558| Fax: +81-95-819-7821
E-mail : hiraken@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

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