Operational experience for COVID-19 vaccine trials: Lessons from the field

This webinar, the second in a series on social science research related to vaccine trials, brought together social science and community engagement experts to draw on their experiences from clinical trials during COVID-19 and past epidemics and discuss issues related to everyday ethical and practical challenges in community engagement work.

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Moderated by Prof. Shelley Lees (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom & Co-Chair of the Social Science Working Group )


  • Mr Mahmood H. Bangura (University of Makeni & EBOVAC-Salone, Sierra Leone)
  • Ms Noni Mumba (KEMRI – Welcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)
  • Dr Malina Osman (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • Mr Benjamin Shukuru Kasiwa (World Vision & Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs, Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Mr Grace Kasereka (Sonder Collective, Democratic Republic of Congo)


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