The project is about improving capabilities of Regulators & Ethics Experts in vaccines clinical research oversight and enhancing the Maturity Level of selected ECOWAS NRAs by focused support through FDA Ghana on regulatory systems and clinical trial functions Read more
Welcome to the Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (EPI) web space. This platform has been set up by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). Find out more about us here.Learn more
CEPI, alongside Gavi and the World Health Organisation, launched COVAX – the vaccines pillar of the ACT Accelerator – with the aim of ending the acute phase of the pandemic by the end of 2021. Countries participating in COVAX can ...Learn more
Vaccine Clinical Trials
Clinical research related tools, templates and training materials.Learn more
Priority List of Adverse Events of Special Interest: COVID-19
To maximize the value of vaccine safety data in clinical trials given their relatively limited sample size, it is essential to standardize their collection, presentation and analysis when possible.Learn more
Published in Vaccine, February 2024. These case definitions are intended for use in clinical trials and post-licensure pharmacovigilance activities to facilitate safety data comparability across multiple settings. Read more
This study was designed to confirm standardised performance of SARS-CoV-2 assays used to evaluate COVID-19 vaccine candidates at the initial 7 laboratories (in North America, Europe, and Asia) of the CEPI Centralized Laboratory Network. Read more
With the support of CEPI, the Open Access version of this textbook is now available to all. It discusses how epidemiologic methods can be used to study, in real life, vaccination programmes’ impacts, benefits and risks Read more
"The CEPI centralized laboratory network for COVID-19 will help prepare for future outbreaks" article published in Nature Medicine, discusses CEPI's approach for the standardization of SARS-CoV-2 assays and how CEPI used these lessons learned in preparation for other potential pathogens Read more
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World Day of Social Justice is on the 20th February 2024 and February also marks LGBT+ History Month in the UK. Therefore, in February, WEPHREN is focusing on LGBTQ+ ...
The "Prison Medicine and Health" handbook by Emily Phipps, Éamonn O'Moore, Emma Plugge, and Jake Hard, has been published. For a limited time, the chapter "Introduction to Prison ...
Purpose The National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service (NCARDRS), part of National Disease Registration Service in National Health Service England, quality assures, curates and analyses individual data on the pregnancies, fetuses, babies, ...
Birth defect surveillance in Eswatini in 2020–2021 identified 0.80% defects (197/24 599 live and stillborn infants). Neural tube defect (NTD) prevalence was 0.08%, 0.08%, and 0.15% for 4902 women on ...