Quality assurance of ethical issues and regulatory aspects relating to good clinical practices in the HELENA Cross-Sectional Study

@article{Bghin2008QualityAO,
  title={Quality assurance of ethical issues and regulatory aspects relating to good clinical practices in the HELENA Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Laurent B{\'e}ghin and M D Elvira Caster{\'a} and Yannis Manios and Chantal C. Gilbert and M. Patricia Kersting and Stefaan De Henauw and Anthony George Kafatos and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Gottrand and David Molnar and Martin Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Caterine Leclercq and Kurt Widhalm and M I Mesana and Luis A Moreno and Christian Libersa},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={S12-S18}
}
Rationale:Research involving humans is regulated by regulatory authorities through their specific requirements and controls. The Healthy Life Style in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence Cross-Sectional Study (HELENA-CSS) is a multicenter biomedical research study of adolescents in several representative European cities, which requires satisfying medico-regulatory requirements including Independent Ethics Committee (IEC) approval and agreement by the national or local regulatory authorities. To… CONTINUE READING