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NOT Open Access | Communities and Clinical Trials: A Case Study from the RTS,S Malaria Vaccine Trials in Eastern Africa

August 31, 2020 - 15:06 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Wyss-van den Berg M, Ogutu B, Sewankambo NK, Merten S, Biller-Andorno N, Tanner M
Reference: 
J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2020 Aug 26:1556264620951384

When clinical trials enter human communities, two complex systems merge-creating challenges for the clinical trial team and the local human community. This is of particular relevance for clinical trials in low-resource settings where the resource scarcity can intensify existing inequities. Here we present a case study of a phase III malaria vaccine clinical trial.

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