New PAHO publication:

This document provides a template of standard operating procedures for ethics review in emergency situation, along with guidance for committees to adapt them to their contexts and adopt them. It is available at:

This publication supplements PAHO’s guidance and strategies to streamline the ethics review and oversight of COVID-19-related research with human subjects. It is available at:

Both publications will be presented at a virtual seminar in English on Tuesday April the 21st at noon (Washington D.C. time). To participate go to: