Video: Ethical Challenges in Clinical Trials: With a Focus on Drug and Vaccine Trials

A Special Lecture by Dr Amar Jesani on Ethical Challenges in Clinical Trials:
With a Focus on Drug and Vaccine Trials


#IMPRI Center for Human Dignity and Development (CHDD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk:

A Special Lecture on

Ethical Challenges in Clinical Trials:
With a Focus on Drug and Vaccine Trials

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: March 4, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Dr Amar Jesani
Independent Researcher and Teacher (Bioethics and Public Health);
Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics


Prof Ravi Vaswani
Department of Internal Medicine,
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore


Dr Dhvani Mehta
Co-founder, and Lead, Health,
Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, New Delhi

Prof Mala Ramanathan
Professor, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies (AMCHSS), SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram;
Working Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME)

Urvashi Prasad
Director, Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO), NITI Aayog

Veena Johari
Lawyer, Courtyard Attorneys, Mumbai


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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.