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Ethics review of studies during public health emergencies - the experience of the WHO ethics review committee during the Ebola virus disease epidemic

  • Emilie Alirol1,
  • Annette C. Kuesel2Email author,
  • Maria Magdalena Guraiib3,
  • Vânia de la Fuente-Núñez3,
  • Abha Saxena3 and
  • Melba F. Gomes4
BMC Medical EthicsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:43

DOI: 10.1186/s12910-017-0201-1

Received: 14 September 2016

Accepted: 8 June 2017

Published: 26 June 2017

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Original Submission
14 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Phaikyeong Cheah
5 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bridget Haire
14 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - SEEMA SHAH
16 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Emilie Alirol
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Emilie Alirol
Resubmission - Version 3
9 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
2 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Emilie Alirol
Resubmission - Version 4
2 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
8 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12910-017-0201-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Global Antibiotics Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi)
(2)
World Health Organization, UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
(3)
World Health Organization, Department for Information Evidence and Research
(4)
World Health Organization

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