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Resolution on research involving human subjects

The Brazilian resolution on research involving human subjects is based on international guidance and declarations on research involving human subjects, and is formulated on the basic principles of autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence and justice. A number of specific requirements for research are identified, including the need for justification of any use of placebos, the need for voluntary and informed consent, and appropriate provisions for ensuring privacy and confidentiality of research participation.

The resolution draws attention to the need to guarantee that whenever possible, research in communities is translated into ongoing benefits for those communities. Procedural requirements for the design of research protocols, ethical review of research and conduct of research are also set out.The Brazilian resolution on research involving human subjects is based on international guidance and declarations on research involving human subjects, and is formulated on the basic principles of autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence and justice. A number of specific requirements for research are identified, including the need for justification of any use of placebos, the need for voluntary and informed consent, and appropriate provisions for ensuring privacy and confidentiality of research participation.

The resolution draws attention to the need to guarantee that whenever possible, research in communities is translated into ongoing benefits for those communities. Procedural requirements for the design of research protocols, ethical review of research and conduct of research are also set out. The resolution is also available in Portuguese.

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