March 29 & 30, 2021 – online event

Event organized by GloPID-R & UKCDR’s COVID CIRCLE COVID-19 in collaboration with the Clinical Research Coalition

GloPID-R & UKCDR’s COVID CIRCLE in collaboration with the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition held an online event on the theme of COVID-19 Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries on March 29 & 30, 2021 from 12:00 to 16:00 (BST).

This meeting brought together global research funders, including those who are funding research on COVID-19 within low- and middle- income countries, with the community of researchers who are actively undertaking this research across LMICs.

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The four main topics of discussion were:

  • Clinical research networks & clinical research
  • Health systems & indirect impacts of COVID-19
  • One Health
  • Transmission

The co-chairs and presenters participated in a discussion panel to conclude each session and the closing discussions focused on lessons learnt, persistent research system gaps, research priorities and actionable next steps.


Priorities for COVID-19 research response and preparedness in low-resource settings

An article published on May 6, 2021 in The Lancet summarizes the conclusions of researchers and funders who attended the meeting.
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