Clinical trials have gone global: is this a good thing?

PLoS Med. 2012;9(6):e1001228. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001228. Epub 2012 Jun 12.


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.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic* / ethics
  • Humans
  • Internationality*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic