1. Respect for enrolled subjects—subjects must have their privacy protected, they must have the opportunity to withdraw, and their well-being must be monitored.

THE FAIR BENEFITS FRAMEWORK

Fair Benefits
  1. Benefits to participants during the research—improvements to health and health care

  2. Collateral health services unnecessary for research study

  3. Benefits to population during the research

  4. Collateral health services unnecessary for research study

  5. Public health measures

  6. Employment and economic activity

  7. Benefits to population after the research

  8. Reasonable availability of effective intervention

  9. Research and medical care capacity development

  10. Public health measures

  11. Long-term research collaboration

  12. Sharing of financial rewards from research results

Collaborative Partnership
  1. Community involvement at all stages

  2. Free uncoerced decision-making by population bearing the burdens of the research

Transparency
  1. Central publicly accessible repository of benefits agreements

  2. Process of community consultations



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