9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health

  • 6 - 10 September 2015
  • Location: Basel, Switzerland

Ebola – Clinical Treatment Trials

Date & Time: 07.09.2015, 13:30 – 15:00

Venue: Room Sydney, Conference Center Basel (CCB)

Convener: Johan van Griensven (Antwerp, Belgium)

Chairs:  Line Matthiessen (Directorate General For Research and Innovation, European Commission) and David Wood (World Health Organization)


Line Matthiessen (European Commission, Belgium)
David Wood (World Health, Organization, Geneva, Switzerland) [PDF]

The Ebola field reality for conducting clinical trials [PDF]
Annick Antierens (MSF, Brussels, Belgium)

Ethics of clinical trials in epidemic disasters [PDF]
Philippe Calain (Chair of WHO Ethics Working Group on EVD, Geneva, Switzerland)

Trials of convalescent plasma [PDF]
Johan van Griensven (Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium)

Trials of antivirals – ISARIC experience [PDF]
Peter Horby (Oxford University, United Kingdom)

Trials of antivirals – Favipiravir
Denis Malvy (INSERM- Bordeaux University, France)

Panel discussion – challenges and lessons learned