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Call For Papers - Complex ethical issues and consent to research in low and medium income countries

We are delighted to announce the second call for papers for our thematic series aiming to explore complex ethical issues arising when seeking consent in low and middle income settings.

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Aims and scope

BMC Medical Ethics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the ethical aspects of biomedical research and clinical practice, including professional choices and conduct, medical technologies, healthcare systems and health policies.

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Liam Messin, BioMed Central

Section Editors


Anita Ho, Section Editor

Anita Ho is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Applied Ethics at University of British Columbia and an Affiliate Faculty at the University of California, San Francisco.  She has been Section Editor for the 'Ethics in biomedical research' section of BMC Medical Ethics since August 2015.

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2017 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.969 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.106 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.017 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.016 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    531,448 downloads

    Social Media Impact
    1034 mentions

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