TITLE

How research data sharing can save lives

AUTHOR(S)
Groves, Trish
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal;9/19/2015, Vol. 351 Issue 8025, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author explains how research data sharing can save lives from infectious disease outbreaks such as Ebola and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). She cautions about the commercial disincentives to early data sharing with the World Health Organization (WHO). A statement that will out in a WHO report regarding public disclosure of important information of potential relevance to public health emergencies is also presented.
ACCESSION #
109512608

 

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