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  1. Content type: Debate

    Community involvement in research has been advocated by researchers, communities, regulatory agencies, and funders with the aim of reinforcing subjects’ protection and improving research efficiency. Community ...

    Authors: Federica Fregonese

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):44

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  2. Content type: Research

    Global health conceives the notion of partnership between North and South as central to the foundations of this academic field. Indeed, global health aspires to an equal positioning of Northern and Southern ac...

    Authors: Lara Gautier, Isidore Sieleunou and Albino Kalolo

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):49

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  3. Content type: Research

    The world is urbanizing rapidly; more than half the world’s population now lives in urban areas, leading to significant transition in lifestyles and social behaviours globally. While offering many advantages, ...

    Authors: Sohana Shafique, Dipika S. Bhattacharyya, Iqbal Anwar and Alayne Adams

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):46

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  4. Content type: Debate

    Despite recent developments aimed at creating international guidelines for ethical global health research, critical disconnections remain between how global health research is conducted in the field and the in...

    Authors: Nicole A. D’souza, Jaswant Guzder, Frederick Hickling and Danielle Groleau

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):50

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  5. Content type: Debate

    Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine was introduced in Bangladesh through the arrangement of a demonstration project in Gazipur district in 2016, targeting grade five female students and non-school going girls ...

    Authors: Marium Salwa and Tarek Abdullah Al-Munim

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):39

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  6. Content type: Research

    Regardless of national contexts, the institutions responsible for research ethics, founded on international regulations, are all expected to be structured and to operate in a common way. Our experience with se...

    Authors: N’koué Emmanuel Sambiéni

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):47

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  7. Content type: Research

    Since the mid-1980s, there has been a gradual ethical drift in the provision of maternal care in African health facilities in general, and in Cameroon in particular, despite government efforts. In fact, in Cam...

    Authors: Ibrahim Bienvenu Mouliom Moungbakou

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):43

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  8. Content type: Debate

    The lack of primary healthcare integration has been identified as one of the main limits to programs’ efficacy in low- and middle-income countries. This is especially relevant to the Millennium Development Goa...

    Authors: Thomas Druetz

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):48

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  9. Content type: Research

    Researchers studying health systems in low-income countries face a myriad of ethical challenges throughout the entire research process. In this article, we discuss one of the greatest ethical challenges that w...

    Authors: Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay and Esther Mc Sween-Cadieux

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19(Suppl 1):45

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  10. Content type: Research article

    Deep brain stimulation (DBS) as investigational intervention for symptomatic relief from Alzheimer disease (AD) has generated big expectations. Our aim is to discuss the ethical justification of this research ...

    Authors: Merlin Bittlinger and Sabine Müller

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:41

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Since 2010, the European Journal of Anaesthesiology has required the reporting of five items concerning ethical approval in articles describing human research: ethics committee’s name and address, chairperson’...

    Authors: Davide Zoccatelli, Martin R. Tramèr and Nadia Elia

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:57

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Professionals within the mental health services face many ethical dilemmas and challenging situations regarding the use of coercion. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the significance of participating ...

    Authors: Marit Helene Hem, Bert Molewijk, Elisabeth Gjerberg, Lillian Lillemoen and Reidar Pedersen

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:54

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Commercial genetic testing offered over the internet, known as direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC GT), currently is under ethical attack. A common critique aims at the limited validation of the tests as w...

    Authors: Manuel Schaper and Silke Schicktanz

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:56

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  14. Content type: Debate

    Health care organization is entering a new age. Focus is increasingly shifting from individual health care institutions to interorganizational collaboration and health care networks. Much hope is set on such n...

    Authors: Kasper Raus, Eric Mortier and Kristof Eeckloo

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:52

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The ethics of hastened death are complex. Studies on physicians’ opinions about assisted dying (euthanasia or assisted suicide) exist, but changes in physicians’ attitudes towards hastened death in clinical de...

    Authors: Reetta P. Piili, Riina Metsänoja, Heikki Hinkka, Pirkko-Liisa I. Kellokumpu-Lehtinen and Juho T. Lehto

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:40

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Surgical Informed Consent (SIC) has long been recognized as an important component of modern medicine. The ultimate goals of SIC are to improve clients’ understanding of the intended procedure, increase client...

    Authors: Million Teshome, Zenebe Wolde, Abel Gedefaw, Mequanent Tariku and Anteneh Asefa

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:38

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Mozambique has seen remarkable growth in biomedical research over the last decade. To meet a growing need, the National Committee for Bioethics in Health of Mozambique (CNBS) encouraged the development of ethi...

    Authors: Jahit Sacarlal, Vasco Muchanga, Carlos Mabutana, Matilde Mabui, Arlete Mariamo, Assa Júlio Cuamba, Leida Artur Fumo, Jacinta Silveira, Elizabeth Heitman and Troy D. Moon

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2018 19:37

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