The Declaration of Helsinki and research in vulnerable populations

Med J Aust. 2000 Mar 20;172(6):292-5. doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2000.tb123950.x.


Mooted changes to the Declaration on the agenda of the World Medical Association have sparked a vigorous debate on international research issues. The medical, research and ethics communities in Australia need to participate more broadly in this debate.

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic / standards*
  • Culture
  • Delivery of Health Care / standards
  • Developing Countries
  • Helsinki Declaration*
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent
  • Research Design / standards
  • Therapeutics / standards