National ethics guidance in Sub-Saharan Africa on the collection and use of human biological specimens: a systematic review

BMC Medical Ethics 2016 17:64
Authors: Francis Barchi, Madison T. Little
“Ethical and regulatory guidance on the collection and use of human biospecimens (HBS) for research forms an essential component of national health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where rapid advances in genetic- and genomic-based technologies are fueling clinical trials involving HBS and the establishment of large-scale biobanks.”
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