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Data mining and biological sample exportation from South Africa : a new wave of bioexploitation under the guise of clinical care?
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
Discovery Health, one of the leading healthcare funders in South Africa (SA), will offer genetic testing to its members for USD250 (approximately ZAR3 400) per test from 2016. On the surface, this appears to be innovative ...
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 ...
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 psychology of “cure” - unique challenges to consent processes in HIV cure research in South Africa
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-01-24)
Background: Consent processes for clinical trials involving HIV prevention research have generated considerable debate globally over the past three decades. HIV cure/eradication research is scientifically more complex ...