Uganda: UNCST Issues Guidelines for Research during COVID-19 Pandemic

August 28, 2020

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) has issued the National Guidelines for Conduct of Research during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic. The guidance aims to assist researchers with complying with COVID-19 prevention and management measures, protecting the rights and safety of research participants and teams, and maintaining research data integrity. The guidelines also describe a joint scientific and ethical review process by all regulatory agencies for COVID-19 clinical trial applications.

For details on all of Uganda's clinical research regulatory requirements, view the Uganda country profile.