Ethical issues in medical research in the developing world: a report on a meeting organised by Fondation Mérieux.

@article{Perrey2009EthicalII,
  title={Ethical issues in medical research in the developing world: a report on a meeting organised by Fondation M{\'e}rieux.},
  author={Christophe Perrey and Douglas Wassenaar and Shawn A. N. Gilchrist and Bernard Ivanoff},
  journal={Developing world bioethics},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          88-96
        }
}
This paper reports on a multidisciplinary meeting held to discuss ethical issues in medical research in the developing world. Many studies, including clinical trials, are conducted in developing countries with a high burden of disease. Conditions under which this research is conducted vary because of differences in culture, public health, political, legal and social contexts specific to these countries. Research practices, including standards of care for participants, may vary as a result. It… CONTINUE READING
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