This article looks at the ‘premature’ closure of trials of anti retoviral medicines for prevention due to communities recognising that the trials were unethical. It recommends how researchers can avoid such problems in the future.
An article by Pyett, P in Research for Sex Work, 1998, 1:11-13.
One of the ethical guidelines for sex work research is involving sex workers in all aspects of the research process. Priscilla Pyett of La Trobe University, Australia, describes such a collaborative research programme. (adapted from author)
An article by Wahab, S. and Sloan, L in Research for Sex Work June 2004: 3-4.
GPP Partner Programmatic Report for the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC).
A news story, from PlusNews, that explores why South African women have volunteered in their thousands to participate in clinical trials for microbicides. It also explains why they might drop out of the study before its completion.
Report by Garmaise D., Avdeeva Y. and Torres M.A. at the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO).
This document is published by the Global Campaign for Microbicides and is based on interviews conducted in Cambodia and by telephone from mid-2006 through 2008 with key players in the events surrounding the 2004 trial to determine whether tenofovir disoproxil fumarate was safe and effective for use as a pre-exposure chemoprophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission. Before the trial formally began, preparations for it were halted by the Cambodian government following protests led by the Women’s Network for Unity (WNU), the union of Cambodian sex workers.
A workshop abstract by Wood, E. and Goodyear, M. from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Eastern & Midcontinent Region Joint Conference St Petersburg June 2009.
An article by Shaver FM. in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2005; 20; 296.
An article by Loff B., Longo P. and Overs C. in The Lancet, Volume 361, Issue 9373, Pages 1982 – 1983, 7 June 2003.