Downloadable Forms


Bioethics Journals

Bioethics Cell

Bioethics Education for India

Declarations & Bulletins

News & Events



Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research on Human Participants (2006)   

Ethical guidelines for research in social sciences and health (1998 -2000)  

Guidelines for preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for IECs for Human Research 

Downloadable Model Forms related to Institutional Ethics Committees

Model form to be filled by the Principal Investigator (PI) for submission to Institutional Ethics Committee

Model form to be filled by the Reviewer, IEC

Model form for Communication of Decision of IEC/IRB to PI

ICMR-WHO Survey of Institutional Ethics Committees in India

Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia Pacific  (FERCAP) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)


Brief report of ICMR-WHO Intercountry meeting on Ethics in Health Research, held from 9th-13th September, 2002 , at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi , India 

Report on WHO - ICMR Post Launch Interactive Session on “ELSI of Genomics” Held on 26th October,  2002 at India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Genomics Policy executive Course Report


Bioethics Journals 

International Journals   

Bioethics - Journal of the International Association of Bioethics

Bioethics Bulletin - University of Buffalo Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care

Biomedical Ethics - Newsletter of the European Network for Biomedical Ethics

Bulletin of Medical Ethics - published in the UK

Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics (EJAIB) - Eubios Ethics Institute

Journal of Medical Ethics - BMJ publishing group  

Tables of contents of bioethics-related journals - from the American Journal of Bioethics   

A list of bioethics journals and books - by the University of British Columbia . Links can be followed to Amaon.com for purchase. 

MedBioWorld is a publisher's site that links to journals on medical ethics, bioethics and education

New Journal: The Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE) 

National Journals

National Med Journal of India

Issues in Med Ethics  

A Bioethics Subset search strategy is available in PubMed


Declarations & Bulletins


Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

Wellcome Trust

News & Events

U.S. - India Health News (Newsletter April 2008 issue)

Technology Transfer Training Opportunities

The Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) Newsletter

Networking for Ethics on Biomedical Research in Africa (NEBRA)  

Master of International Research Bioethics

Courses in Clinical Research

Upcoming seminars at Hastings Center

India launches draft strategy for biotech development

Selected Articles:

            Source : Science Policy Information News - 4 October 2004 , No. 671 ( http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/node5520.html and                                   
http://catalogue.wellcome.ac.uk:81/ )

A chance to flesh out bones of body politics An article profiles a forthcoming conference at the Museum of London on the use and display of remains in museums and a number of initiatives that are being proposed to address associated ethical issues. THES http://www.thesis.co.uk 1660 1 October 2004 , p.21 

DNA tests faked The Human Genetics Commission is considering whether to recommend tighter controls on  genetic testing after a DNA testing company based in Poole created and sent fake results to their clients. New Scientist http://www.newscientist.com/ 184 2 October 2004 p.