Community based trials and informed consent in rural north India.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Disease control has increasingly shifted towards large scale, disease specific, public health interventions. The emerging problems of HIV, hepatitis, malaria, typhoid, tuberculosis, childhood pneumonia, and meningitis have made community based trials of interventions a cost effective long term investment for the health of a population. The authors conducted this study to explore the complexities involved in obtaining informed consent to participation in rural north India, and how people there make decisions related to participation in clinical research.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • DeCosta, A; D'Souza, N; Krishnan, S; Chhabra, MS; Shihaam, I; Goswami, K

Published Date

  • June 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 318 - 323

PubMed ID

  • 15173372

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC1733858

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0306-6800

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/jme.2002.001065


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England