Journal article

Applying a Global Justice Lens to Health Systems Research Ethics: An Initial Exploration

Bridget Pratt, Adnan A Hyder

KENNEDY INSTITUTE OF ETHICS JOURNAL | JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Abstract

Recent scholarship has considered what, if anything, rich people owe to poor people to achieve justice in global health and the implications of this for international research. Yet this work has primarily focused on international clinical research. Health systems research is increasingly being performed in low and middle income countries and is essential to reducing global health disparities. This paper provides an initial description of the ethical issues related to priority setting, capacity-building, and the provision of post-study benefits that arise during the conduct of such research. It presents a selection of issues discussed in the health systems research literature and argues that ..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by Department for International Development (DFID)


Funding Acknowledgements

BP is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Sidney Sax Public Health Overseas Fellowship (Award No. 1052346). The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not reflect the views of the NHMRC. BP is supported by the Berman Institute of Bioethics as a Hecht-Levi fellow. AAH and BP are also supported by the Future Health Systems Initiative, which is funded by the UK Department for International Development.