Informed Consent: A Monthly Review

August 2021

This digest aggregates and distills key content addressing informed consent from a broad spectrum of peer-reviewed journals and grey literature, and from various practice domains and organization types including international agencies, INGOs, governments, academic and research institutions, consortiums and collaborations, foundations, and commercial organizations. We acknowledge that this scope yields an indicative and not an exhaustive digest product.

Informed Consent: A Monthly Review is a service of the Center for Informed Consent Integrity, a program of the GE2P2 Global Foundation. The Foundation is solely responsible for its content. Comments and suggestions should be directed to:

Paige Fitzsimmons, MA
Associate Director, Center for Informed Consent Integrity
GE2P2 Global Foundation
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Editor’s Note:

Informed Consent in the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) guidance on Clinical research in resource-limited settings, held on July 21st 2021, was the latest webinar in the Center’s continuing series. David Curry opened the call with a high-level overview of the guidance. Paige Fitzsimmons followed with a brief summary of how informed consent is treated in the guidance. Getnet Yimer then provided observations and reflections on this guidance and associated challenges with implementation from a field research and ethics review board perspective. Dónal O’Mathúna closed the discussion by examining how community engagement is treated in the new guidance.

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