Watch: ICODA webinar Series: Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs): The use of Trusted Research Environments in global health research

| 23/09/2022

On 22 September 2022 Neil Postlethwaite, Technical Director of the International COVID-19 Data Alliance (ICODA)  introduced the concept of Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) and discusses the importance of their use within global health research. He described ICODA’s implementation of the Fives Safes framework for enhancing privacy and trustworthiness, and highlight the use of Trusted Research Environments (TREs) as a “Safe Setting” for data analysis.

He was joined by Joseph Ouma, Senior Programmer for the periCOVID study, Makarere University Johns Hopkins University (MUJHU), Uganda, and the ICODA DP IROC study and Dr Carl Marincowitz, Principal Investigator of the PRIEST (Pandemic Respiratory Infection Emergency System Triage) Study for Low and Middle-Income Countries, Sheffield University, UK, who will describe their experiences of using TREs in their research projects.

The slides from the session are available to download here.