Developing National Systems for Research Ethics Education in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
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This article aims to provide a short overview of research ethics education in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine. It covers the cooperation between these countries in the field of bioethical education and the impact of the Bologna Process on national systems for research ethics education. Special attention is given to the issues of teaching bioethics in graduate and postgraduate programmes and the training of ethics committee members.
KeywordsPostgraduate Training Biomedical Ethic Bioethical Issue Training Seminar Bologna Declaration
This article is a result of collective work of authors representing different countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, based on both individual research and common meetings within the framework of the CIS.
Dr Zagirtdinova is the Chairwoman of the Central Asian working group subcommittee on ethics education, Uzbekistan.
No sources of funding were used to assist in the preparation of this article. The authors have no conflicts of interest that are directly relevant to the content of this article.
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