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SARETI’s Useful Links :

There are a number of organisations with useful ethics resources, and these include:

Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies

African AIDS Vaccine Programme (UNAIDS) Ethics. Law and Human Rights Working Group

African Research Ethics Committees

African Research Network

Aga Khan University Bioethics Initiatives, Pakistan

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fogarty Training Program in Research Ethics in the Americas

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Bioethics

American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA)

Belmont Report 

Bioethics Information Retrieval Project Where the world finds bioethics

Canadian AIDS Legal Network

Case Western Reserve University Department of Bioethics

Center for Bioethics and Department of Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania

Centers for Disease Control: Associate Director for Science

CenterWatch Clinical Trials

Centrally Coordinated Bioethics Program for India
Fogarty Bioethics Training Program

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences Guidelines 2016

CIOMS International Guidelines for the Review of Epidemiological Studies

Council on Health Research for Development

Declaration of Helsinki: World Medical Association

Articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine (August 12, 1999) for and against the revision of the Declaration of Helsinki:

Department of Clinical Bioethics (NIH)

DHHS Human Subjects Regulations (45 CFR 46)

Drug Information Association (DIA)

ETHICA: International Research Ethics Resources

Ethical Guidelines For Social Science Research In Health

Ethics of Clinical Research in the Developing World

Ethics Working Group: HIV Prevention Trials Network

The Eubios Ethics Institute

EUROETHICS - European Database on Medical Ethics

European Bioethical Research

European Commission: Science and Society: Ethics Grants and Activities

European Ethics Network

European Network for Biomedical Ethics

European Forum for Good Clinical Practice

European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

Family Health International: Research Ethics Training Curriculum

FDA Regulations (21 CFR 50) Protection of Human Subjects

FDA Regulations (21 CFR 56) Institutional Review Boards

FDA Information Sheets

Feminist Association of Bioethics (FAB)

Find articles of over the internet

Fogarty Bioethics Training Program

Fogarty International Center

Fogarty Research Ethics Website

Foro Latino Americano de Comites de Etica en Investigacion en Salud (FLACEIS)

Forum for Ethics Committees in the Confederation of Independent States (FECCIS) a/feccis/en/

Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific (FERCAP)

Genomic Resource Centre

Global Ethics Observatory (UNESCO)

Guide 1: Establishing bioethics committees. This guide is available in English, French and Spanish. It explains the steps required to actually create a national bioethics committee. Translations into Arabic, Chinese and Russian are in preparation.
Download English Version (PDF):

Guide 2: Bioethics committees at work: Procedures and policies. This guide is available in English. It explains the working methods and procedures to support the functioning of bioethics committees, once established. Translations into Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish are in preparation.
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Global Forum on Bioethics in Research

Harvard Bioethics

Harvard School of Public Health Online Course On Ethical Issues in International Research

HAVEG Inventory of African Ethics Committees

Health Research Ethics Training Initiative in Egypt (HRETIE)

Health Training: Postgraduate Training Programmes in International Health

HIV AIDS Vaccines Ethics Group (HAVEG – South Africa)

International Association of Bioethics

International Compilation of Human Research Standards 2017

International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) Good Practice Guidelines

International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics

IRB Guidebook (OHRP USA)


Islamic Ethics Websites

Johns Hopkins University: The Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute
Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program

Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute’s International Research Ethics Page

Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Library of Congress Science Reference Guide: Bioethics

Malawi & Michigan State University Bioethics Program

Medical Research Council, South Africa

National Association of IRB Managers (NIAM)

National Library of Medicine Bioethics Resources on the Web 

National Council on Ethics in Human Research – Canada

National Information Resource on Ethics & Human Genetics

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) 

NIEHS - What is ethics in research and why is it important? 

NIEHS - Research Ethics Timeline (1932 to Present)

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature 

NIH Bioethics Resources

NIH Department of Clinical Bioethics

NIH International Research Ethics Guidelines and Codes

North American Regional Committee of the Human Genome Diversity Project: Model Ethical Protocol for Collecting DNA Samples

Nuffield Council on Bioethics

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics Reports

Nuremberg Code

Office for Human Research Protections (US OHRP)

OHRP Human Subject Protections Resource Page

Pan African Bioethics Initiative (PABIN)

Philippines Fogarty Bioethics Training Project

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues  

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)

Research Bioethics Training in Latin America
Fogarty Bioethics Training Program

SciDev.Net research ethics dossier

School of Health Systems and Public Health, University of Pretoria

School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal

South African Department of Health: Guidelines for Good Practice in the Conduct of Clinical Trials in Human Participants in South Africa

South African Research Ethics Training Initiative (SARETI)

Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review, SIDCER

Training in Research Bioethics, Bangladesh, India
Fogarty Research Ethics Training Program

Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics

UNESCO Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights

United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

University of Toronto Joint Center for Bioethics

University of San Diego: Ethics Updates

USAID Interpretive Guide to The Common Rule

US Department of Health and Human Services

Writing and Writers: Style and Writing Manuals
Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals

Wellcome Trust – Bioethics

West African Bioethics Training Programme

Wits Bioethics Centre

World Health Organization – Operational Guidelines for Ethics Committees that Review Biomedical Research (available in seven languages)

World Health Organization – Surveying and Evaluating Ethical Review Practices

World Health Organization Informal Listing of International Bioethics / Health Care Ethics Guidelines and Declarations

World Medical Association Recommendations Guiding Physicians in Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects



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