• 21.06.2019
  • Meldung

Africa’s science academy leads push for ethical data use

The African Academy of Sciences is creating guidance
Bild: Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty
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The African Academy of Sciences is creating guidance
The African Academy of Sciences is creating guidance (Bild: Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty)

The goal is to create the continent’s first cross-disciplinary guidelines for collecting, storing and sharing data and specimens.

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) has started work on the continent’s first cross-disciplinary guidelines on how to collect, store and share research data and specimens in ways that protect study participants from exploitation and benefit African citizens.

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