Ethical Research Involving Children

International ethical guidelines for biomedical research involving human subjects.

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), & World Health Organization (WHO). (2002). International ethical guidelines for biomedical research involving human subjects. Geneva: CIOMS.

Extract from introduction (p. 8): “This is the third in the series of international ethical guidelines for biomedical research involving human subjects issued by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences since 1982.consists of a statement of general ethical principles, a preamble and 21 guidelines, with an introduction and a brief account of earlier declarations and guidelines. Like the 1982 and 1993 Guidelines, the present publication is designed to be of use, particularly to low-resource countries, in defining national policies on the ethics of biomedical research, applying ethical standards in local circumstances, and establishing or redefining adequate mechanisms for ethical review of research involving human subjects.”

The full guidelines and freely available to download via the Publisher’s Link below.

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