The best possible intentions testing prophylactic approaches on humans in developing countries.

  • Ilana Löwy
  • Published 2013 in American journal of public health


Debates on human experiments in developing countries focus on ethical principles such as informed consent, accountability, involvement of the concerned communities, and the improvement of local health services. Public health specialists who conducted human experiments in Rio de Janeiro (1902-1905) and in Guatemala (1947-1948) believed, however, that they… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300901