If you’re interested in the ethical issues of international research, be sure to read Helsinki discords: FDA, ethics, and international drug trials. This is a recent commentary co-authored by IUCB’s Eric M. Meslin. The full text is free (with registration) and a brief excerpt has been posted that this CiteULike account.
Kimmelman J, Weijer C, Meslin EM. Helsinki discords: FDA, ethics, and international drug trials. Lancet. 2009 Jan 3;373(9657):13-4. PMID: 19121708