List of texts and laws on which the protection of the research participant in Cameroon may rely:
National documentation available in pdf format!
National documentation available in pdf format!
  • Law n˚ 96-06 of 18t January 1996 to amend the Constitution of 2 June 1972; [official translation] Pdf available!
  • Presidential Decree N ˚ 2002/209 of August 19th 2002 on the Organization of the Ministry of Public Health, MISANTE organization [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decree of the President of the Republic N ˚ 2005/091 of March 29th 2005 on the Organization of the Ministry of Scientific Research, MINRESI Organization [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Presidential Decree N°2005/117 of April 14th 2005 organizing the Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Presidential Decree N°2005/142 of April 29th 2005 on the Organization of the Ministry of Higher Education [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decision N˚ 0286/D/MSP/CAB of July 05th 2004 of the Minister of Public Health establishing a Scientific Advisory and Strategic Board in Health in the Ministry of Public Health [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decision N˚0674/D/MSP/CIRCB of October 13th 2006 of the Minister of Public Health Noticing the Composition of the Ethics Committee of the Chantal BIYA International Centre for Research (CIRCB).on HIV/AIDS prevention [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Order N˚ 00002/MINRESI/BOO/COO of 18 May 2006, laying down the conditions for granting a research license by MINRESI [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decree No. 98/405 of October 22nd 1998 laying down the procedures for approval and placing on the market of pharmaceutical products [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decree of the President of the Republic No. 83-166 of April 12th 1983 on the Code of Medical Ethics
    [official translation] pdf available!
  • Law N ˚ 90-36 of August 10th 1990 relating to the organization and practice of medicine [official translation]. pdf available!
  • Decree N˚ 92/261/PM of JULY 17th 1992 fixing the modalities of application of some provisions of the Law 90/035 of August 10th 1990 organizing the profession of pharmacist [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Order of the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon N ˚ 079/A/MSP/DS of October 22nd1987 on the Establishment and Organization of an Ethics Committee on Research Involving Human Beings, MINSANTE order [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Law N˚ 96/12 of August 5th 1996 being a Framework Law on Environmental Management [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Law No. 2000/011 of December 19th 2000 on Copyright and Related Rights [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decree No. 2005/0771/PM of April 06th 2005 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of plant quarantine operations [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Law No. 2003/003 of 21st April 2003 on plant protection [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Order No. 011 / CAB / PM of 02nd March 2004 creating an ad hoc committee on food safety in Cameroon [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Decree No. 2001/958/PM of 1st November 2001 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Law No. 2000/10 of 19th December 2000 governing archives [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Presidential Decree N ˚ 2000-216 of 28th July 2000 on the ratification of the Bangui Agreement of 2nd March 1977 establishing an African Organization of Intellectual Property [our translation- document available in French only]
  • Cameroon Penal Code. Ahmadou Oumarou. Presse Universitaire d'Afrique ; Yaoundé 2006
  • Cameroon Civil Code; Promulgated in Cameroon on January 22nd May 1924 and updated on 30th January 2007. (Code Civil 2007 Minos Yaoundé-Cameroun) [our translation- document available in French only]
International regulation

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