Australian perspectives on the ethical and regulatory considerations for responsible data sharing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
journal contributionposted on 2023-05-20, 17:50 authored by Dianne NicolDianne Nicol, Donald ChalmersDonald Chalmers, Christine Critchley, Lisa EcksteinLisa Eckstein, Jane NielsenJane Nielsen, Margaret OtlowskiMargaret Otlowski
As the rush to understand and find solutions to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic continues, it is timely to re-examine the legal, social and ethical drivers for sharing health-related data from individuals around the globe. International collaboration and data sharing will be essential to the research effort. This raises the question of whether the urgent imperative to find therapies and vaccines may justify some temporary rebalancing of existing ethical and regulatory standards. The Global Alliance for Genomic Health is playing a leading role in collecting information about national approaches to these challenging questions. In this section, we examine some of the initiatives being taken in Australia against this global backdrop.
Australian Research Council
Publication titleJournal of Law and Medicine
Department/SchoolFaculty of Law
Place of publicationAustralia
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