Our vision

Our vision is to unite data from international clinical trials, biomedical and health research to enable discoveries that benefit people everywhere, by reducing the harm of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Principles of the International Alliance

The International COVID-19 Data Alliance is an open and inclusive organisation.  Our Partners subscribe to Principles that include equity, transparency and responsible data sharing:

  • Equity in developing a global approach
  • Adhere to principles for responsible data sharing and respect ​the data sharing and privacy preferences of participants
  • Transparency ​of governance and operations
  • Use a proportionate approach to governance based on the “five safes” and support GDPR-grade safeguards
  • Accountability ​to best practices in technology, ethics, and public outreach
  • Inclusivity ​by partnering and building trust among stakeholders
  • Collaboration ​to share data and information to advance human health
  • Innovation and Agility ​in order to develop an ecosystem that accelerates progress
  • Independence ​through structures and governance
  • Enable high quality reproducible research through transparency and sharing best practice in analytics

We’re at the beginning of our journey to enable responsible access to global health data for COVID-19 research. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved, we would love to hear from you. Please fill in our short form and we will keep you updated.