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Final Consultation on the Best Practices for Health Research Involving Children and Adolescents

We are pleased to inform you that we are now launching the final consultation on the Best Practices for Health Research Involving Children and Adolescents. The project started in 2008, aiming at assisting research ethics boards and health researchers in dealing with paediatric populations. After the first draft of the Best Practices had been developed, […]

Save the Date! CAREB-ACCER 2012 National Conference, April 26-28 Toronto, Ontario

SAVE THE DATE! The 2012 CAREB Annual General Meeting and National Conference  and preconference workshops will be held at the  Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel from April 26-28, 2012.   The theme of the conference is “Knowledge Translation of Research Ethics” and an exciting agenda is planned.   Our keynote speakers are Jennifer Stoddardt, Privacy Commissioner of Canada; Seth Mnookin, lecturer at MIT and author […]

Call for Poster Abstracts: CAREB-ACCER 2012 Annual General Meeting/National Conference

Deadline for Submission – March 15, 2012 Prize: $500 The CAREB Conference Planning Committee encourages you to contribute to the 2012 conference program by submitting a poster abstract. The development and presentation of programmatic and scientific abstracts promotes interdisciplinary sharing and collaboration, and facilitates the exchange of ideas, information, and practical strategies for, and/or solutions […]

Just Published: Report of UNESCO’s International Bioethics Committee on the Principle of Respect for Human Vulnerability and Personal Integrity

Three years of reflection devoted to the principle of respect for human vulnerability and personal integrity set forth in the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights of 2005, have enabled the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) to draw up its report which analyzes and proposes lines of actions for a very basic inequality among human beings: We […]