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Volume 14 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 3rd Ethics, Human Rights and Medical Law Conference (3rd EHRML)

Research

Edited by Sylvester Chima, Takafira Mduluza and Julius Kipkemboi

Publication of this supplement has been funded by the College of Health Sciences and the Research Office at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. Articles originate from the 3rd EHRML conference, which was organized by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

3rd Ethics, Human Rights and Medical Law Conference, Africa Health Congress 2013. Go to conference site.

Johannesburg, South Africa7-9 May 2013

  1. Content type: Introduction

    The 3rd Pan-African Ethics Human Rights and Medical Law (3rd EHRML) conference was held in Johannesburg on July 7, 2013, as part of the Africa Health Congress. The conference brought together bioethicists, resear...

    Authors: Sylvester C Chima, Takafira Mduluza and Julius Kipkemboi

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S1

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Informed consent is a legal and ethical doctrine derived from the principle of respect for autonomy. Generally two rights derived from autonomy are accorded legal protection. The constitutional right to bodily...

    Authors: Sylvester C Chima

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S3

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Controversies still exists within the research fraternity on the form and level of incentives, compensation and reimbursement to study participants in resource-constrained settings. While most research activit...

    Authors: Takafira Mduluza, Nicholas Midzi, Donold Duruza and Paul Ndebele

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S4

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The issue of stigma is very important in the battle against HIV/AIDS in Africa since it may affect patient attendance at healthcare centres for obtaining antiretroviral (ARV) medications and regular medical ch...

    Authors: Temitayo O Famoroti, Lucy Fernandes and Sylvester C Chima

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S6

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Every year, research specimens are shipped from one institution to another as well as across national boundaries. A significant proportion of specimens move from poor to rich countries. Concerns are always rai...

    Authors: Takafira Mduluza, Nicholas Midzi, Donold Duruza and Paul Ndebele

    Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S7

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