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Clinical Trials in Latin America: Where Ethics and Business by Nuria Homedes, Antonio Ugalde

By Nuria Homedes, Antonio Ugalde

The outsourcing of scientific trials to Latin the USA through the transnational leading edge pharmaceutical begun approximately 20 years in the past. utilizing archival info and box paintings in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru, the authors talk about the regulatory contexts and the moral dimensions of human experimentation within the zone. greater than eighty% of all medical trials within the zone ensue in those international locations, and the ecu drugs organisation has outlined them as precedence international locations in Latin the USA. The authors bring up questions on the standard of knowledge acquired from the pains and the violation of human rights in the course of their implementation. Their findings are awarded during this quantity, the 1st in-depth research of scientific trials within the sector. ​

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Andorno (2007) says that the status of a non-binding agreement enabled many countries to sign the document since this type of document carries significant moral and political rather than legal weight. Several authors agree that the most important value of this document is that is has been supported by 191 governments (Andorno 2009; Gunson 2009). Andorno (2002, 2007, 2009) suggests that from the point of view of bioethics, an agreement on basic values is the foundation for future laws that will provide a structure for implementation.

2003:27). 5 The CIOMS/WHO Guidelines After the approval of the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki, the World Health Organization (WHO) asked the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), a non-governmental organization founded in 1949 to collaborate with the United Nations, to transform the Declaration of Helsinki into a guide for WHO member countries, primarily for low- and middle-income countries. In 1982, CIOMS published the Proposed International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects, and, in 1993, the International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects, containing 15 points with commentaries.

The IBC and the IGBC met from January 24–28, 2005, to discuss the fourth draft. The IGBC members expressed similar objections to those of the previous June, and found important discrepancies in some subjects; for example, Holland had wanted to eliminate explicit phrases such as “respect for human life” which could be used against stem cell research or abortions, and the USA objected to phrases such as “access to health care services, including sexual and reproductive health”, because of their possible interpretation as a defense of abortion rights.

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