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5th International Conference on Research Ethics in the MENA


Conference Themes:

Emergency Research Ethics
Research Informed consent
Data sharing and confidentiality
Bio-specimens Sharing .
Conflict of Interest
Clinical Trials and Ethics

In continuation of the series of international conferences held by the Responsible Conduct of research Program in Jordan and the MENA region, this “5th International Conference on Research Ethics in the MENA” will be virtually hosted by Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. The conference will cover the following themes:

Conference Dates: November 6-7, 2020

Abstract Submission is now closed.

Abstracts were peer reviewed before official acceptance.

Conference Zoom link: https://uchealth.zoom.us/j/96564002984

    The 5th International Conference on Ethics in Jordan and the MENA Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, November-06-07, 2020    

Conference Program

Opening Session  (Nov-06)
3:00 pm-3:30 pmSign in
3:30 pm-3:40 pmOpening Remarks, Prof. Karem H Alzoubi, Jordan University of Science and Technology.
3:40 pm-4:00 pmA directive talk, President of Jordan University of Science and Technology.
Day 1 (06-Nov-2020) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)  4:00 pm- 7:30 pm Virtual Meeting Room Co-Chairs:  Prof. Wael Al-delaimy,  UCSD, USA, and Prof. Karem Alzoubi, JUST, Jordan
4:00 pm – 4:30 pmEthical universals and research ethics: In defense of shared global values. Kenneth Goodman, PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE FOR BIOETHICS AND HEALTH POLICY, CO-DIRECTOR, UNIVERSITY ETHICS PROGRAMS, University of Miami, FL, USA
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm     Would a scientist lie? Michael Kalichman, Professor, founding director of the UC San Diego Research Ethics Program, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, CA, USA.
5:00 pm – 5:20 pm     COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Technology: Acceptability and Ethical Issues of Use. Sawsan Abu Hammad, Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
5:20 pm – 5:40 pm     Public attitude to Participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical trials: A Study from Jordan Rana Abu Farha, Faculty of Pharmacy, Applied Science University, Jordan
5:40 pm – 6:00 pm     What we know about “being good researchers”. Alaa Abouelfetouh, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Egypt
6:00 pm – 6:20 pm     Assessment of the understanding of medical ethics subject among Anbar medical group students. Ahmed Al-Delaimy, Faculty of Medicine, Anbar University, Iraq
6:20 pm – 6:40 pm     Patients’ perspectives on participation in clinical trials and subsequent ethical challenges in a hospital setting in Jordan Lobna Gharaibeh, Faculty of Pharmacy, Amman Private University, Amman, Jordan
6:40 pm – 7:00 pm     Ethical issues concerning using placebo in clinical trials Amal Sallam, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mansoura University, Egypt
7:00 pm – 7:20 pm     The Attitudes of relatives of ICU patients toward Informed Consent for Clinical Research Rania Mahafdah, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
7:20 pm – 7:30 pm     Conclusions and Recommendations
Day 2 (07-Nov-2020) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)  4:00 pm-7:00 pm Virtual Meeting Room Co Chair: Prof. Omar Khabour, JUST, Jordan
4:00 pm – 4:20 pmBiobank and ethical considerations – case of a pilot project Biobank -Onco –Morocco Dr. Nadia El Kadmiri, Polydisciplinary Faculty of Taroudant, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco.
4:20 pm – 4:40 pm     Informed consent used in Radiology departments in Gaza Strip Hospitals: current situation and challenges Adnan Alhindi, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Islamic University of Gaza.
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm     To partner or not to partner: what do humanitarian assistance agencies say about their experiences with corporate funding in Lebanon? Jihad Makhoul, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
5:00 pm – 5:20 pm     Ethical issues related to data sharing among public in Jordan. Dr. Moawia Alkhatatbeh, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
5:20 pm – 5:40 pm     Ethics of Genetic Studies that Examine Antisocial Behavior: Researchers Perspective Ahmed A. Abu-Siniyeh, Department of Medical Laboratories, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Madaba, Madaba, Jordan.
5:40 pm – 6:00 pm     Sharing, Storage and Reuse of Biosamples Among Biomedical Researchers in Jordan: Perceptions and Concerns Dr. Almuthanna Alkaraki, Faculty of Science, Yarmouk University, Jordan
6:00 pm – 6:20 pm     Biomedical Data Sharing Among Researchers: A Study from Jordan Dr. Lina Al-Ibbini, Genetic Engineering, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
6:20 pm – 6:40 pm     Ethical issues related to use of genetic data/testing Dr. Zaid altaany, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
6:40 pm – 7:00 pm     Conclusions and Recommendations

Time is per Jordan (GMT +2)

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