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Slide deck: 6 Ethical principles governing research in traditional medicine

6 Ethical principles governing research in traditional medicine

Traditional Medicine (TM) has been subject to substantial debate with regard to the ethics governing research in this area. The controversies have generally revolved around the unreasonable harvesting of medicinal plants, ethical accountability of researchers towards local knowledge holders and the credibility of TM as a complementary and alternative mode of treatment. 

This presentation stresses the importance of understanding the 6 ethical principles governing publication in TM journals:- 
1. Sustenance 
2. Scientific validation 
3. Informed consent 
4. Reporting standards 
5. Proprietary issues 
6. Ethical policies and declarations

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