ICMR Bioethics Unit

Recent Publications

World Health Organization. (‎2021)‎. COVID-19 and mandatory vaccination: ethical considerations and caveats: policy brief, 13 April 2021. World Health Organization. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/340841. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO. View
Top five ethical lessons of COVID-19 that the world must learn. Wellcome Open Research View
Author's response for Indian Council of Medical Research. Consensus Guidelines on ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’: Communication is key. Indian J Med Res, October 2020 DOI: 10.4103/0971-5916.305171 View
DNAR Guidelines from ICMR: Meeting a felt need. Indian J Med Ethics. 2020 September 11. DOI: 10.20529/ijme.2020.095 View
Allocating Scarce Unproven Interventions during Public Health Emergencies: Insights from the WHO MEURI Framework. The American Journal of Bioethics.2020 Aug 25;20 (9):41-44. View
Understanding the challenges and ethical aspects of compassionate use of drugs in emergency situations. Indian J Pharmacol. 2020 May-Jun; 52(3): 163–171. doi: 10.4103/ijp.IJP_665_20 View
ICMR Consensus Guidelines on ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’. Natl Med J India, DOI: 10.4103/0970-258X.284970 View
ICMR Consensus Guidelines on ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2020 Apr 1;151(4):303., DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_395_20 View
Ethical Standards for research during public health emergencies: Distilling existing guidance to support COVID-19 R&D, WHO March 2020 (Member of WHO Working Group Ethics and COVID-19). View
Ethics preparedness for infectious disease outbreaks research in India: A case for novel coronavirus disease 2019. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2020 Feb 1;151(2):124, DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_463_20 View
Highlights of Indian Council of Medical Research National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research Involving Human Participants. Indian J Pharmacol 2019;51:214-21. View
What information and the extent of information research participants need in informed consent forms: a multi-country survey. BMC Med Ethics. 2018 Sep 15; 19(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12910-018-0318-x View
National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research Involving Human Participants, 2017: A commentary. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. 2018 Jul-Sep; 3(3):201-20 View
Ethical Considerations in Human Genome Editing- An Indian Perspective. Asian Biotechnology and Development Review, 2018; 20 (1&2); 47-58 View
Definition of Terms Used in Limitation of Treatment and Providing Palliative Care at the End of Life: The Indian Council of Medical Research Commission Report. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine.2018 Apr; 22(4):249 View
National ethical guidelines for biomedical & health research involving human participants, 2017: A commentary. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2018 Mar 1; 148(3):279 View
Regulatory and Ethical Issues in Pediatric Clinical Research: Recommendations from a Panel Discussion. The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2017, The American College of Clinical Pharmacology. 57(8); 943-946 View