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Synergies, tensions and challenges in HIV prevention, treatment and cure research : exploratory conversations with HIV experts in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-30)
Background The ethical concerns associated with HIV prevention and treatment research have been widely explored in South Africa over the past 3 decades. However, HIV cure research is relatively new to the region and ...
The fabricius decision on the Stransham-Ford case – an enlightened step in the right direction
Many diseases are associated with incredible pain and suf fering. Others impair func tion and independence to the extent that human dignity is eroded. In many instances the natural history of such conditions often leads ...
It’s all about trust : reflections of researchers on the complexity and controversy surrounding biobanking in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: Biobanks are precariously situated at the intersection of science, genetics, genomics, society, ethics, the law and politics. This multi-disciplinarity has given rise to a new discourse in health research ...
Disparate compensation policies for research related injury in an era of multinational trials : a case study of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-17)
Background: Compensation for research related injuries is a subject that is increasingly gaining traction in developing countries which are burgeoning destinations of multi center research. However, the existence of ...
Rules of engagement : perspectives on stakeholder engagement for genomic biobanking research in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-27)
Background: Genomic biobanking research is undergoing exponential growth in Africa raising a host of legal, ethical and social issues. Given the scientific complexity associated with genomics, there is a growing recognition ...