Advertisement

Biomedical Research Law in Morocco

  • Latifa Adarmouch
Chapter
Part of the Research Ethics Forum book series (REFF, volume 5)

Abstract

In 2015, Morocco passed a law governing research entitled: « Protection of Persons Participating in Biomedical Research » This law constitutes an important step forward in promoting biomedical research and ensuring the protection of the rights and welfare of research participants in Morocco. Yet, it is only a first step to address the multiple and evolving challenges facing research governance in the Moroccan context. Accordingly, this chapter aims to perform an ethical analysis of the law by using the framework developed by Emanuel and colleagues. I will discuss the implications of this analysis.

Keywords

Biomedical research Research ethics regulations Morocco 

References

  1. Alahmad, G., M. Al-Jumah, and K. Dierickx. 2012. Review of national research ethics regulations and guidelines in Middle Eastern Arab countries. BMC Medical Ethics 13: 34.  https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6939-13-34.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Bulletin Officiel. 2015. Loi n° 28-13 relative à la protection des personnes participants aux recherches biomédicales. Numéro 6396 (p3458–67).Google Scholar
  3. Dickert, N., and C. Grady. 1999. What's the price of a research subject? Approaches to payment for research participation. The New England Journal of Medicine 341 (3): 198–203.  https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199907153410312.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Emanuel, E.J., D. Wendler, and C. Grady. 2000. What makes clinical research ethical? JAMA 283: 2701–2711.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Jordan Food & Drug Administration. 2001. Clinical research law. Available at: http://www.jfda.jo/EN/Laws/LawInfo.aspx?id=507.

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Community Medicine and Public Health DepartmentSchool of Medicine, Cadi Ayyad UniversityMarrakechMorocco
  2. 2.Clinical Research CenterMohammed VI University HospitalMarrakechMorocco

Personalised recommendations