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BMENA Case Study - Rotavirus and Norovirus Infections in Children in Sana’a , Yemen


This case study is based on an article that analyzes the prevalence of rotavirus and norovirus infections in young Yemini children. This case study has been designed to train participants in doing research risk analysis and promote dialogue on the biosafety risks of working with infected human samples, strategies for successful researcher-hospital collaboration and international collaboration, and ethical concerns related to research involving young children.

The primary risk areas that this case study addresses are:

  • Human subjects protection when working with children
  • Human subjects protection in a clinical setting
  • Biosafety in laboratory and clinical/hospital settings
Case Study Documents
Case Study Article                            Facilitators Notes
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