Is it ethical to prevent secondary use of stored biological samples and data derived from consenting research participants? The case of Malawi
作者: Randy G. MungwiraWongani NyanguluJames MisiriSteven IphaniRuby Ng’ong’olaChawanangwa M. ChiramboFrancis MasiyeJoseph Mfutso-Bengo
作者单位: 1University of Malawi
2University of Cape Town
刊名: BMC Medical Ethics, 2015, Vol.16 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12910-015-0077-x
关键词: AutonomyBiological samples/dataBroad consentData transfer agreementsInstitutional review boardsMaterial transfer agreementsMulti-layered/tiered consentResearch participants
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)This paper discusses the contentious issue of reuse of stored biological samples and data obtained from research participants in past clinical research to answer future ethical and scientifically valid research questions. Many countries have regulations and guidelines that guide the use and exportation of stored biological samples and data. However, there are variations in regulations and guidelines governing the reuse of stored biological samples and data in Sub-Saharan Africa including Malawi.(#br) Discussion(#br)The current research ethics regulations and guidelines in Malawi do not allow indefinite storage and reuse of biological samples and data for future unspecified research. This comes even though the country has managed to answer pertinent research...
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影响因子:1.705 (2012)

  • ethical 道德
  • secondary 二次的
  • biological 生物学的
  • derived 导生的
  • prevent 避免
  • stored 贮藏了的
  • research