The University of Liberia College of Health Sciences is the leading educational institution for developing Liberia’s clinicians, researchers, health policymakers and innovators.
Principal Investigator(s): Bonnie Miller, M.D.Troy Moon, M.D. M.P.H.Marie Martin, M.Ed., Ph.D.
The West African Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015 exposed the fragility of Sierra Leone’s health system and highlighted the need for further investments to ensure its future capability of responding to a disease outbreak of this magnitude.
Building on the partnership with University of Liberia, College of Health Sciences (ULCHS), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) will develop a develop a one-year research ethics education program for members of four institutional review boards (IRBs) in Monrovia, Liberia. Research education and training activities will adapt to the Liberian context from the well-established Collaborative Research Ethics Education (Formação Colaborativa em Etica na Pesquisa, FoCEP) Program for Mozambique.
Excerpt from the article Fogarty awards $3.3M in COVID-19 supplements to support research, training published in Global Health Matters by the Fogarty International Center: