Informed consent: from good intentions to sound practices: a report of a seminar 24-25 May 2001

Conference Reports
New York
Population Council
44 p.

The document is an outcome of a seminar convened in May 2001 by the Population Council's Robert H. Ebert Program on Critical Issues in Reproductive Health. It synthesizes the presentations and discussions at the seminar, which informed consent within the context of ethical research, including the elements of informed consent, how perception of risk plays a role in the informed consent process, how informed consent can vary in different contexts and within different populations, studies of informed consent, and the cost/benefit of informed consent to the research process.

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