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AIDS expert challenges ethical stance on drug trials

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7312.531/a (Published 08 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:531
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    Measures to protect people in developing countries from being exploited in medical research trials may prevent some projects going ahead that could improve the health of poor people, a leading scientist has warned.

    Professor James Whitworth of the Medical Research Council's programme on AIDS in Uganda said it may not always be practical to test new treatments against the best treatment …

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