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National Guidelines Regarding Research Ethics in the Arab Countries: An Overview

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Research Ethics in the Arab Region

Part of the book series: Research Ethics Forum ((REFF,volume 5))

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Ethical violations have occurred in medical experiments throughout history. As such, philosophers, bioethicists, legal scholars and other stakeholders have developed ethics guidelines, especially in the last 60 years, to regulate the ethical conduct of medical research. This is especially true in the Western world, but is missing in many of the low and middle income countries (LMICs).

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Correspondence to Ghiath Alahmad .

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Alahmad, G. (2017). National Guidelines Regarding Research Ethics in the Arab Countries: An Overview. In: Silverman, H. (eds) Research Ethics in the Arab Region. Research Ethics Forum, vol 5. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65266-5_17

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