Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research
The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) has recently published an updated edition of the International Ethical Guidelines for Health-related Research involving Humans. Developed in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) these guidelines set out 25 key ethical principles for health-related research along with a detailed commentary on how the principles could be applied in practice.
An overview of the main challenges, key revisions, additions and changes included in the newly updated fourth edition was published in JAMA in December 2016.
Read the updated International Ethical Guidelines for Health-related Research involving Humans at: http://www.cioms.ch/ethical-guidelines-2016/
Read the JAMA overview at: http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2592245
Melissa Sharp, a second-year doctoral research student in the Methods in Research on Research (MIROR) program, recently spent 3 months with the UK EQUATOR Centre. MIROR doctoral fellows earn joint doctorates from two EU universities and spend time at partner...