n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : ethics of research in private medical practice

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... MORE ABOUT Ethics of rEsEarch in privatE mEdical practicE Lyn HORn, MB BCh, DTM&H, DCH(SA), M Phil Applied Ethics, Dip IRE Division Research Development and Support, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University the clinical trials industry in south africa has increased exponentially in recent years. in 2003, 6 of the top 10 multinational pharmaceutical companies spent a total of r512 million on research.1 although many academic institutions are involved in industrysponsored clinical trials, an increasingly large number of clinical trial sites also exist in the private sector. in this short article i will highlight some of the ethical issues that ..

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