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Research Ethics Forum

Clinical Trials in Latin America: Where Ethics and Business Clash

Editors: Homedes, Nuria, Ugalde, Antonio (Eds.)

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  • First book to give an overview of the outsourcing of clinical trials in Latin America
  • Raises questions about the quality of data obtained from the trials and the violation of human rights during their implementation
  • Addresses the economic reasons as to why clinical trials happen more frequently in certain parts of the world​
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The outsourcing of clinical trials to Latin America by the transnational innovative pharmaceutical industry began about twenty years ago. Using archival information and field work in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru, the authors discuss the regulatory contexts and the ethical dimensions of human experimentation in the region. More than 80% of all clinical trials in the region take place in these countries, and the European Medicines Agency has defined them as priority countries in Latin America. The authors raise questions about the quality of data obtained from the trials and the violation of human rights during their implementation. Their findings are presented in this volume, the first in-depth analysis of clinical trials in the region. ​        

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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eBook 139,09 €
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Hardcover 171,59 €
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Softcover 171,59 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Trials in Latin America: Where Ethics and Business Clash
Editors
  • Nuria Homedes
  • Antonio Ugalde
Series Title
Research Ethics Forum
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-01363-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-01363-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-01362-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34700-4
Series ISSN
2212-9529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 291
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations
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