Our vision is to achieve more ethical practices and policies relevant to human health.
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Seminar with Laurie Badzek, LLM, JD, MS, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Jerome Singh, Ph.D
University of Toronto
Iskandar Azwa, MB ChB, MRCP
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Long-acting injectable cabotegravir (CAB-LA) was recently shown in large clinical trials to be a safe and effective way to prevent HIV. However, it has been difficult or impossible for those at risk to access it in many locations around the world. This session will include a brief review about the use of CAB-LA for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis as well as community concerns and ethical issues raised by the lack of access to it.
This programme is organised by the Master of Health Research Ethics (MOHRE) programme at Universiti Malaya (http://www.mohre.um.edu.my). It is supported by the Fogarty International Center of the United States, National Institutes of Health (Grant R25TW010891) in collaboration with the Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University.
Exploring reasons for imposing research risk limits based on concerns about adequate representation in research and limitations on predictions of social value