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Helsinki Declaration - Revisions


Helsinki Declaration - Revisions

Share your thoughts and comment on the Helsinki Declaration revisions. Perhaps we can come up with a joint reccommendation?

DEADLINE for sending in our comments is: 15 June 2013

Comments should be sent to the WMA Secretariat at: doh@wma.net

Members: 12
Latest Activity: Oct 24, 2013

Link to the Revised Declaration

The document for public consultation can be found here:


Discussion Forum

New article by Paul Ndebele on new revisions to Helsinki

Started by Dina Rippon. Last reply by Michael Parker Oct 24, 2013. 1 Reply

Thought it would be interesting to share this new article with the group! Ndebele P. The Declaration of Helsinki, 50 Years Later. JAMA. 2013;():-. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281316.…Continue

Room for virtue in the Declaration of Helsinki

Started by Angeliki Kerasidou. Last reply by Michael Parker May 3, 2013. 3 Replies

I was thinking whether virtue ethics, and in particular the concept of the good researcher could, somehow, be incorporated in the Declaration. I put my thoughts in the document attached. Perhaps such…Continue

helsinki revision

Started by Aisha Y Malik Apr 30, 2013. 0 Replies

My emphasis is on two aspects of the Declaration - the duty of a physician and post trial access. I would like to know what all of you think of it - please read the attached comments.Continue

Comment Wall

Comment by Michael Parker on June 14, 2013 at 13:44
Hi Dorcas. Thanks for joining the consent group. It would be great to get some discussion going here on practical issues in consent. One of the things that you discuss in your thesis are issues around gender and consent. It would be really good to get a discussion started on that. What do you think are the most interesting ways in which consent to research is gendered?

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