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Engaging with Community Advisory Boards (CABs) in Lusaka Zambia : perspectives from the research team and CAB members
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background: The use of a Community Advisory Board (CAB) is one method of ensuring community engagement in community based research. To identify the process used to constitute CABs in Zambia, this paper draws on the perspectives ...
The ethics of talking about ‘HIV cure’
(BioMed Central, 2015-03)
Background In 2008, researchers reported that Timothy Brown (the ‘Berlin Patient’), a man with HIV infection and leukemia, received a stem-cell transplant that removed HIV from his body as far as can be detected. In 2013, ...
Dual loyalties, human rights violations, and physician complicity in apartheid South Africa
(American Medical Association, 2015-11)
Introduction: From 1948 to 1994, South Africans were subjected to a period of sociopolitical segregation and discrimination based on race, a social experiment known as apartheid. South African history was tainted by a ...
The fabricius decision on the Stransham-Ford case – an enlightened step in the right direction
Many diseases are associated with incredible pain and suffering. Others impair function and independence to the extent that human dignity is eroded. In many instances the natural history of such conditions often leads ...