Research ethics: challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
AbstractThe foundations of ethical principles in the Eastern Mediterranean Region can be found within the 3 major religions of the Region; Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Today, there are numerous ethical issues that have emerged as result of the technological advances of the 20th century and this paper addresses some of those related to biomedical research. The Islamic principles in relation to medicine and biomedical research are described, and in particular research involving human subjects. The paper also outlines the endeavours being made by the Islamic Organization for Medical Sciences to address such issues and draw up recommendations and rulings
Khayat, M.H. (2006). Research ethics: challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117179
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 12 (Supp.1), S13-20, 2006
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