15 June 2020 – Congolese researcher authorised to begin clinical trials on Covid-19 patients

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Intervention Categories: Research and development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The National Committee for Health Ethics of the Ministry of Health (CNES) of the DRC authorized Dr. Jérôme Munyangi to start clinical trials of his research product on patients with Covid-19. These clinical trials will be carried out on patients admitted to Monkole hospital in the commune of Mont-Ngafula (Kinshasa) for one year, from June 15, 2020 to June 14, 2021.

Overview: Congolese researcher Dr. Munyangi authorized to carry out clinical trials on patients with Covid-19, for one year.
Full details here: https://laprosperiteonline.net/2020/06/17/nation/covid-19-dr-jerome-munyangi-autorise-a-effectuer-des-essais-cliniques-de-son-protocole/

Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)