Wellcome Trust promotes ethical research in developing world

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 02 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:986

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  1. Sally Hargreaves
  1. London

    The Wellcome Trust this week committed £4m ($6.2m; €6.3m) to fund initiatives to promote ethically sound biomedical research in the developing world.

    Anthony Tomei, director of the Nuffield Foundation and chairman of the trust's biomedical ethics panel, said in a statement: “The Nuffield Council report published earlier this year highlighted the complex issues surrounding research ethics in developing countries. We welcome the trust's initiative in launching a scheme to address these issues and encourage those who want to make a …

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