Addressing Ethical Considerations In Undertaking Malaria Field Studies in Developing Countries.

Abstract

Ethical issues which should be considered as part of field studies of malaria in developing countries are discussed, with recommendations on how they should be addressed, and descriptions (including lessons learned) of the examples of a community-based clinical trial of rectal artesunate in Bangladesh, Tanzania, and Ghana, and (briefly) a study of ASAQ (artesunate + amodiaquine fixed-dose combination) in Brazil.

Citation

Presentation from ‘Obligations to participants in research trials in developing countries’, a symposium held at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 56th annual meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 5 November 2007.

Addressing Ethical Considerations In Undertaking Malaria Field Studies in Developing Countries.

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