Ethical issues in intervention studies on the prevention and management of diabetes and hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa

Shayo, Elizabeth, Van Hout, Marie Claire, Birungi, Josephine, Garrib, Anupam, Kivuyo, Sokoine, Mfinanga, Sayoki, Nyrienda, Moffat J., Namakoola, Ivan, Okebe, Joseph, Ramaiya, Kaushik, Bachmann, Max Oscar ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1770-3506, Cullen, Walter, Lazarus, Jeffrey V., Gill, Geoff, Shiri, Tinevimbo, Bukenya, Dominic, Snell, Hazel, Nanfuka, Mastula, Cuevas, Luis E., Shimwela, Meshack, Mutungi, Gerald, Musinguzi, Joshua, Mghamba, Janneth, Mugisha, Kenneth, Jaffar, Shabbar, Smith, Peter G. and Sewankambo, Nelson Kaulukusi (2020) Ethical issues in intervention studies on the prevention and management of diabetes and hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ Global Health, 5 (7). ISSN 2059-7908

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Abstract

Conducting intervention studies in Africa, where medicines supply for chronic conditions is inequitable and patchy, raises major ethical issues. Here we discuss what should the ethical approach be for a research programme in terms of provision of a steady and sustainable supply of medicines for patients with diabetes and hypertension.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2020 23:58
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 06:36
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/76436
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002193

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