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Indian J Med Ethics. 2016 Apr-Jun;1(2):76-82. Epub 2016 Jan 25.

Multiple ethical review in North-South collaborative research: the experience of the Ebola-Tx trial in Guinea.

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1
Clinical Sciences Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium,. mdecrop@itg.be.
2
Centre National de Formation et Rechercheen Santé Rurale de Maferinyah, Conakry, Guinea,. adelamou@gmail.com.
3
Clinical Sciences Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium,. jvangriensven@itg.be.
4
Clinical Sciences Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium,. rravinetto@itg.be.

Abstract

The process of double ethical review involves the ethics committees (ECs) in the country(ies) of the research site(s) and of the sponsor. This paper aims to assess the experience of the double ethical review in the Ebola-Tx trial, and to make general recommendations for research conducted during public health emergencies.

PMID:
26826351
DOI:
10.20529/IJME.2016.022
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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