ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Clinical Trial-Related Injury

This article provides a detailed critique of the formulae to provide compensation to subjects of clinical trials who may suffer serious adverse effects during their participation. The present formulae used by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization display a lack of medical ethics and disregard the accepted norms.

Solidarity with Gaza

The world is once again witness to the macabre dance of death in Gaza unleashed by the Israeli aggressors, and once again the news of scores of innocent Palestinian deaths, including those of a number of women and children, is flooding in. The tragedy is compounded many-fold by the conspiracy of...

Reinventing Reproduction, Re-conceiving Challenges: An Examination of Assis Reproductive Technologies in India

This paper reflects on the engagement of a resource group for women and health with policy advocacy to regulate the assisted reproductive technology industry in India, including conducting a feminist health analysis of the provisions of a proposed legislation to regulate the sector. The paper discusses the challenges faced by the group, Delhi-based Sama, in the process of policy engagement, and elaborates on the political debates contained in the issue itself.

Undeniable Violations and Unidentifiable Violators

The Human Papillomavirus vaccine "demonstration projects" conducted by a United States non-governmental organisation in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research were suspended by the central government in 2010, following the deaths of seven tribal girls and pressure from civil society groups. An enquiry committee constituted to look into the "alleged irregularities" in the conduct of these projects has given its final report. Despite evidence of clear violations, however, the committee has absolved all involved in the project of responsibility.
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