Apresentação

Structure and Organization


BERC-Luso involves 4 Portuguese institutions experts in the field of ethical and regulatory revision, and will be developed in 4 sub-Saharan Portuguese-speaking African Countries – Angola, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique and Cape-Verde –, working with their National Ethics Committees (NEC) and National Regulatory Authorities (NRA). The involved institutions integrate the Project’s Consortium.



Portuguese Council

The Portuguese Board, which is constituted by four Portuguese institutions, each one designating one representative to compose the Executive Board, together with the Coordinator.

The Executive Board is the body responsible for the coordination of BERC-Luso and in charge of the decisions to be taken as the project unfolds.

The Portuguese Board is constituted by:


Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética do Instituto de Bioética da Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Cátedra UNESCO em Bioética, Instituto de Bioética da Universidade Católica Portuguesa
http://www.bioetica.porto.ucp.pt
represented by Ana Sofia Carvalho e Joana Araújo
CEIC – Comissão de Ética para a Investigação Clínica
CEIC – Comissão de Ética para a Investigação Clínica
https://www.ceic.pt/
represented by Maria Alexandra Ribeiro

INFARMED - Autoridade Nacional do Medicamento e Produtos de Saúde, I. P.
INFARMED – Autoridade Nacional do Medicamento e Produtos de Saúde, I.P.
http://www.infarmed.pt/
represented by Rui Santos Ivo e António Faria Vaz
Ordem dos Farmacêuticos
Ordem dos Farmacêuticos
https://www.ordemfarmaceuticos.pt/pt/
represented by Ana Paula Martins e Helder Mota Filipe
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African Partners

The Portuguese Speaking African Partner Countries and their National Ethics Committees (NEC) and National Regulatory Authorities (NRA) are::


Ministério da Saúde de Angola
Angola
Instituto Nacional de Investigação em Saúde
Direcção Nacional de Medicamentos e Equipamentos do Ministério da Saúde
http://www.minsa.gov.ao/
ERIS
Cabo Verde
Entidade Reguladora Independente da Saúde (ERIS)
https://www.arfa.cv/

REPÚBLICA DA GUINÉ-BISSAU
Guiné-Bissau
Direcção dos Serviços Farmacêuticos do Ministério da Saúde Pública, Família e Coesão Social
Comité Nacional de Ética em Pesquisa na Saúde – Instituto Nacional de Saúde Pública (CNESP/INASA)
REPÚBLICA DE MOÇAMBIQUE
Moçambique
Direcção Nacional de Farmácia do Ministério da Saúde
http://www.arm.co.mz/
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International Institutions

BERC-Luso has partnered with International Institutions who have associated with the project.


UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
https://en.unesco.org/themes/ethics-science-and-technology
WHO – World Health Organization
WHO – World Health Organization
https://www.who.int/
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Coordination

The Coordinator of BERC-Luso is Maria do Céu Patrão Neves, Full Professor of Ethics, University of Azores.


Maria do Céu Patrão Neves
Maria do Céu Patrão Neves

The Coordinator of BERC-Luso is Maria do Céu Patrão Neves, Full Professor of Ethics at the University of Azores, specialist in Applied Ethics (Kennedy Institute of Ethics/ Georgetown University). She was consultant on Ethics of Life for the President of the Portuguese Republic, and a Member of the National Ethics Committee for Life Sciences, and of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Bioethics. She is na Expert in Ethics for the European Commission and author/coordinator of 31 books ando ver 180 published articles.

https://www.mpatraoneves.pt/pt/
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