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, 9 (6), e1001228

Clinical Trials Have Gone Global: Is This a Good Thing?


Clinical Trials Have Gone Global: Is This a Good Thing?

Trudie Lang et al. PLoS Med.


As part of a cluster of articles leading up to the 2012 World Health Report and critically reflecting on the theme of “no health without research,” Trudie Lang and Sisira Siribaddana discuss the value and challenges of doing clinical trials in developing countries.

Conflict of interest statement

SS has been funded by the Wellcome Trust UK and had several travel grants from Servier (before 1999), Novo Nordisk (before 1999), and Elly Lilly (before 1999). SS is also ethics review committee chairman of the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. TAL has declared that no competing interests exist.

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