National documentation also available in pdf format!
National documentation also available in pdf format!

Listing of Regulations on the Ethics of Research on Human Beings in Tanzania

  • Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, 1977 
  • Age of Majority Act, Cap. 43
  • Basic Rights and Duties Enforcement Act, Cap. 3
  • Children and Young Persons Act, Cap. 13
  • Civil Procedure Act, Cap. 33
  • Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act, Cap. 218
  • Criminal Procedure Act, Cap. 20 of 1985
  • Customary Laws Declaration Order, G.N 276 of 1963
  • Guidelines on Ethics for Health Research in Tanzania, 2004
  • Guiding Principles on Medical Ethics and Human Rights in Tanzania, 1995
  • HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2008
  • Industrial and Consumer Chemical (Management and Control) Act, 2003\
  • Insurance Act, Cap. 394,
  • Interpretation of Laws Act, Cap. 1
  • Judicature and Application of Laws Act, Cap. 358 of 1920
  • Law of Contract Act, Cap. 345
  • Law Reform (Fatal Accidents and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, Cap. 310
  • Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) of 2008
  • Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act, Cap. 142
  • Medical Stores Department Act, Cap. 70, S. 4 (1) (c) and (d)
  • Mental Health Act, 2008
  • National Institute for Medical Research Act, Cap. 59 of 1979
  • Ocean Road Cancer Institute Act, Cap. 86
  • Patents (Registration) Act, Cap. 217
  • Penal Code, Cap. 16
  • Private Hospitals (Regulation) Act, Cap. 151
  • Private Laboratories (Regulation) Act, Cap. 136
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of NIMR (National Health Research Ethics Review Committee of Tanzania), 2007 Pdf available!
  • Standards Act, Cap. 130
  • Tanzania Commission for AIDS Act, Cap. 379
  • Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology Act, Cap. 226
  • Tanzania Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 2003
  • Trade and Service Marks Act, Cap. 326

International regulation

Literature

  • Akerele, O “Role of Traditional Medicine in Health Care Delivery Systems” Tanzania Medical Journal, Vol. 4 No. 1, December 1987, pp. 3 to 7.
  • Carneiro, P. M. R “Ethics of Surgical Research in Tanzania ” Tanzania Medical Journal, Vol. 21 No. 1, September 2006, pp. 28 to 32.
  • David B. Resnik “What is Ethics in Research and Why is it Important?” [ www.niehs.nih.gov ].
  • Eyakuze, V.M “Dr. Michael Ngirwamungu Memorial Lecture: The Place of the Doctor in Contemporary Tanzania – A Profession in a Crisis” Tanzania Medical Journal, Vol. 18 No. 1, September 1993, pp. 1 to 2. \
  • Kamuzora, P.C and B.L Mtinangi “Ethical Issues in Health Care Provision in the Developing Countries” Tanzania Medical Journal, Vol. 17 No. 1, March 2002, pp. 22 to 27.
  • Ndebele, P et al “Compensating Clinical Trial Participants from Limited Resource Settings in Internationally Sponsored Clinical Trials. A Proposal” Malawi Medical Journal, Vol. 20, No. 2, June 2008, pp. 42 - 45
  • Niyizurugero, J Ed (2008) Human Rights Protection in Africa . APT: Geneva .
  • Yongolo, CMA et al “Informed Consent to Patients Under Surgery in Dar es Salaam” Tanzania Medical Journal, Vol. 14 No. 1, March 1999, pp. 13 to 16.
  • United Nations’ Fact Sheet No. 33 “Frequently Asked Questions on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights”.

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