Jan 11, 2017Revised CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines..
By: Duygu K. Irmak
First the 2016 CIOMS guidelines include an in-
creased emphasis on the scientific and social value of re-
search: the prospect of generating the knowledge and
the means necessary to protect and promote health.
Second, the importance of social value is part of a larger effort
to clarify considerations of fairness in research conducted in low-
resource settings. The guidelines now recognize that low-resource
settings are not limited to low-income countries but can exist within
middle- and high-income countries.
Third, a new guideline on community engagement is included.
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