Presently, there is no operational framework to guides investigators in designing, and IRBs in evaluating, recruitment methodologies and payment proposals to international research participants. This lack of guidance has been a cause for concern amongst regulators, trialists, advocacy groups, and research participants –especially when conducting clinical trials in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).
November 2020: On Measuring Attitudes About Payment for Research
October 2019: Ethics of Payment in Clinical Research
February 2018: A Framework for Ethical Payment to Research Participants