Research ethics guidelines and regulations

International

The Nuremberg Code

Helsinki Declaration

WHO Good Clinical Practice Guidelines

ICH Good Clinical Practice

ICH Guidelines on control groups

TDR Operational Guidelines for Ethics Committees

UNAIDS Guidance Document on HIV vaccine trials

1991 CIOMS International Guidelines for Ethcal Review of Epidemiological Studies

1993 CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects

2002 CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects

 

European

Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, Council of Europe

Explanation to Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine

Additional Protocol to the Convention

Explanatory Report to the Additional Protocol

Convention on Data Protection, Council of Europe

Data Protection Directive, European Union

Directive on good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical trials, EU

Nuffield Council Report

Discussion Document Follow Up Report of the Nuffield Council Report

European Group Ethics: Ethical Aspects of Clinical Research in Developing Countries

 

US

Belmont Report

US Federal Guidelines

NBAC report: Ethical and policy issues in international research: Clinical trials in developing countries

 

Others

Ethical guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Subjects of the Indian Council of Medical Research

Canada's Tri-Council's Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans