Douglas R Wassenaar

Summary

Affiliation: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Improving understanding of clinical trial procedures among low literacy populations: an intervention within a microbicide trial in Malawi
    Paul M Ndebele
    HJF DAIDS, NIAID, NIH, 6700A Rockledge Drive Room 42A193, Second Floor, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 13:29. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The use of students as participants in a study of eating disorders in a developing country: case study in the ethics of mental health research
    Douglas Richard Wassenaar
    School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:265-70. 2012
  3. pmc Convergent ethical issues in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria vaccine trials in Africa: Report from the WHO/UNAIDS African AIDS Vaccine Programme's Ethics, Law and Human Rights Collaborating Centre consultation, 10-11 February 2009, Durban, South Africa
    Nicole Mamotte
    African AIDS Vaccine Programme s Ethics, Law and Human Rights Collaborating Center, School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    BMC Med Ethics 11:3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The ethical involvement of women in HIV vaccine trials in Africa: discussion paper developed for the African AIDS Vaccine Programme
    Douglas R Wassenaar
    Ethics Law and Human Rights Working Group ELH, WHO UNAIDS sponsored African AIDS Vaccine Programme, School of Psychology, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    Women Health 45:37-50. 2007
  5. pmc A developing country response to Lavery et al. "In global health research, is it legitimate to stop clinical trials early on account of their opportunity costs?"
    Douglas R Wassenaar
    Biomedical Research Ethics Committee, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Med Ethics 10:16. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint One step forward, two steps back--requiring ministerial approval for all "non-therapeutic" health research involving minors
    Ann E Strode
    HIV AIDS Vaccines Ethics Group HAVEG, School of Law, University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 97:200-2. 2007

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Publications6

  1. pmc Improving understanding of clinical trial procedures among low literacy populations: an intervention within a microbicide trial in Malawi
    Paul M Ndebele
    HJF DAIDS, NIAID, NIH, 6700A Rockledge Drive Room 42A193, Second Floor, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 13:29. 2012
    ..The narrative used daily examples from the field of Agriculture because Malawi has an agro-based economy...
  2. doi request reprint The use of students as participants in a study of eating disorders in a developing country: case study in the ethics of mental health research
    Douglas Richard Wassenaar
    School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:265-70. 2012
    ..The study underlines the need for special ethics scrutiny of mental health-related research proposals involving students as research participants, especially when conducted by their own teachers...
  3. pmc Convergent ethical issues in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria vaccine trials in Africa: Report from the WHO/UNAIDS African AIDS Vaccine Programme's Ethics, Law and Human Rights Collaborating Centre consultation, 10-11 February 2009, Durban, South Africa
    Nicole Mamotte
    African AIDS Vaccine Programme s Ethics, Law and Human Rights Collaborating Center, School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    BMC Med Ethics 11:3. 2010
    ..However, conducting HIV/AIDS, TB, and/or malaria vaccine trials simultaneously in developing countries, or in populations affected by all three diseases, is likely to result in numerous ethical challenges...
  4. ncbi request reprint The ethical involvement of women in HIV vaccine trials in Africa: discussion paper developed for the African AIDS Vaccine Programme
    Douglas R Wassenaar
    Ethics Law and Human Rights Working Group ELH, WHO UNAIDS sponsored African AIDS Vaccine Programme, School of Psychology, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    Women Health 45:37-50. 2007
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  5. pmc A developing country response to Lavery et al. "In global health research, is it legitimate to stop clinical trials early on account of their opportunity costs?"
    Douglas R Wassenaar
    Biomedical Research Ethics Committee, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Med Ethics 10:16. 2009
    ..A recent paper presents an argument and mechanism for the possible stopping of clinical trials early based on opportunity costs...
  6. ncbi request reprint One step forward, two steps back--requiring ministerial approval for all "non-therapeutic" health research involving minors
    Ann E Strode
    HIV AIDS Vaccines Ethics Group HAVEG, School of Law, University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 97:200-2. 2007
    ..We accept the disadvantages, namely that the same body will review protocols twice from slightly different perspectives and that certain categories of research will remain unapprovable...