National Committee for Biosafety and Bioethics

Announcement
اللجنة الوطنية للسلامة الحيوية والأخلاقيات البيولوجية
National Committee for Biosafety and Bioethics

National Committee for Biosafety and Bioethics

National Committee for Biosafety and Bioethics

Abdulaziz Al-Buni. During the meeting, the Director General of the National Center reviewed the preventive measures taken by the center to reduce the risk of coronavirus cases entering the country. Among the tasks on which the committee is based is the ethics of dealing with medical conditions, including those suspected of being infected with the COVID-19 virus, as the committee called on all doctors and researchers in Libya and those with interest in the outbreak of the Corona epidemic (Covid-19) the emergence of the need to adhere to the biosafety and biological ethics during dealing With patients or suspected cases and on the need to obtain written ethical consent from the case before engaging in any or other scientific activity. Whereas, a statement was issued specifically:

Statement of the National Biosafety and Bioethics Committee on research and studies related to the Corona pandemic (Covid 19)

The National Committee for Biosafety and Bioethics calls upon all the brothers, doctors and researchers concerned with the outbreak of the Corona epidemic (Covid 19) to take note of the necessity to adhere to biosafety and bioethics controls when dealing with patients or suspected cases and the need to obtain ethical approval before engaging in any activity, and following the following:
1- Applying to the committee with clarification and clarification of the research or study protocol.
2 - Obtaining informed consent from the participants (patients) before embarking on a research or study.
3- Maintaining the participants ’privacy and confidentiality of information.
4- Safe disposal of samples or safe storage.
5 - Compliance fully with biosafety guidelines and ethical controls: WHO controls may be revisited until guidelines and regulations are issued in Libya soon.
6 - Document and archive all correspondence, documents and related notes.
Contacting the committee via e-mail:
1 – abourawi@lncbb.org.ly
2 – elbuni@lncbb.org.ly
And the researchers at Sebha University Take into account this important statement and work with it

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