Taking tissue seriously means taking communities seriously

@article{Upshur2007TakingTS,
  title={Taking tissue seriously means taking communities seriously},
  author={Ross E. G. Upshur and James V Lavery and Paulina O Tindana},
  journal={BMC Medical Ethics},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={11 - 11}
}
BACKGROUND Health research is increasingly being conducted on a global scale, particularly in the developing world to address leading causes of morbidity and mortality. While research interest has increased, building scientific capacity in the developing world has not kept pace. This often leads to the export of human tissue (defined broadly) from the developing to the developed world for analysis. These practices raise a number of important ethical issues that require attention. DISCUSSION… CONTINUE READING
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