India’s new policy to protect research participants

Post Date: 
2013-07-31
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Publication: 
The BMJ
Summary: 

Editorial Introduction: India, the country with the largest disease burden in the world,1 is now a major international hub for clinical research. However, a recent policy that was meant to mitigate important ethical concerns may have profound and unintended consequences for public health and may threaten the viability of clinical research in India.

Citation: 
Sugarman J, Bhan A, Bollinger RC, Gupta A. India’s new policy to protect research participants. BMJ. 2013 Jul 31;347: f4841. PMID: 23903456.
Collaborators: 


  • Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD 

  • Ethical, Social, and Cultural Programs for Global Health, Sandra Rotman Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada