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Innovations in research ethics governance in humanitarian settings

  • Doris Schopper1, 2Email author,
  • Angus Dawson3,
  • Ross Upshur4,
  • Aasim Ahmad5, 6,
  • Amar Jesani7,
  • Raffaella Ravinetto8, 9,
  • Michael J Segelid10,
  • Sunita Sheel11 and
  • Jerome Singh12
BMC Medical Ethics201516:10

Received: 25 September 2014

Accepted: 27 January 2015

Published: 26 February 2015

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27 Jan 2015 Editorially accepted
26 Feb 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12910-015-0002-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), Geneva, Switzerland
Centre for Biomedical Ethics, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
The Kidney Centre, Karachi, Pakistan
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Anusandhan Trust, Mumbai, India
Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium
Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Independent researcher in global health and bioethics, Pune, India
Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), Durban, South Africa