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Abstract

The round table organized by the European Group on Ethics was held on October 1st, 2002, in order to stimulate dialogue and reflection on the ethical aspects raised by clinical research in developing countries. The following report is a summary of the presentations and discussions, which took place. It covers the following subjects: Moral Pluralism; Norms, Values and Trans-Cultural Medical Ethics; Ethics of clinical collaboration with developing countries: controversial issues; ICMR�s approach concerning the ethics of clinical research in India; HIV/AIDS clinical research in Africa: ethical aspects; Ethical issues in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine clinical trials in the Philippines: the ARIVAC experience; Ethical aspects of conducting clinical trials in developing countries: Experiences of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

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Authors: SUKOVSKI K, Secretariat of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies to the European Commission, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2003, 97 pp., free of charge
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KA-49-03-878-EN-C Available from European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies to the European Commission, Brey 10/128, B-1049 Brussels, Email: Joelle.Bezzan@ec.europa.eu
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-5064-9
Record Number: 200417343 / Last updated on: 2004-01-28
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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