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'Even if they ask you to stand by a tree all day, you will have to do it (laughter)...!': community voices on the notion and practice of informed consent for biomedical research in developing countries.

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Ethical dilemmas in biomedical research, especially in vulnerable populations, often spark heated debate. Despite recommendations and guidelines, many issues remain controversial, including the relevance, prioritisation and application of individual voluntary informed consent in non-Western settings. The voices of the people likely to be the subjects of research have been notably absent from the debate. We held discussions with groups of community members living in the rural study area of a l...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
61
Issue:
2
Pages:
443-454
Publication date:
2005-07-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:298b7610-3557-4a82-aa91-1cdf7459e63d
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33100
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pubs:33100

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