The Peru regional faculty is led by Roxana Lescano, the Director of Research Administration at a Navy Medical Research Unit in Lima. Roxana is passionate about strengthening research capacity, and organises workshops to bring gold standard training opportunities to researchers; covering various aspects of Ethical considerations within the research environment. The Peru faculty and the Honduras faculty integrate and synergise activities wherever possible to create and enhance knowledge exchange that traverses geographical boundaries, and share valuable lessons generated from their own unique settings. 
Please see below to share in and learn from the various workshop initiatives led by this fantastic faculty in Peru!  

 

....................................................................................................................................... September 2019

 International Course on Biobanks for Research Purposes: Opportunities and Challenges

The International Workshop on Biobanks for Research Purposes: Opportunities and Challenges held in Lima, Peru from September, 5th to 6th, 2019.
Program for the session available here.

This event was jointly organized by the Latin American Forum for Research Ethics Committees (FLACEIS per initials in Spanish), the Peruvian IRB Network (REDCEI), and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, with the sponsorship of The Global Health Network, EDUPYME and EMERGE.

This collaborative educational activity among Peruvian and international organizations aimed to update Peruvian IRB members and investigators on biobanks, ethical and legal aspects, data sharing, and broad consent, as well as create in-depth discussions sharing with our international attendees the Peru progress in the regulatory system, how to work in IRB networks and the role of IRBs in scientific integrity issues.
For more details, please download a full summary report of the workshop here

 

............................................................................................................................................ August 2018

 International Course on Research Ethics: New Challenges

The International Workshop on Research Ethics: New Challenges was held in Lima, Peru from 28 to 29 August 2018.

This event was jointly organized by the Latin American Forum for Research Ethics Committees (FLACEIS per initials in Spanish), the Peruvian IRB Network (REDCEI), and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, with the sponsorship of The Global Health Network, EDUPYME and EMERGE.

This collaborative educational activity among Peruvian and international organizations aimed at updating Peruvian IRB members and investigators on new study designs for clinical trials and their ethical aspects, as well as sharing with our international attendees the Peru progress in the regulatory system, how to work in IRB networks and the role of IRBs in scientific integrity issues.
For more details, please download a full summary report of the workshop here