International Bioethics Resources

The following is a list of International Bioethics Resources. Please help us keep this information up-to-date by reporting incorrect or broken web links to 

  • ACTA Bioethica
    ACTA Bioethica "constitutes a pluralistic source of perspectives and an important tribune which accepts the contributions of authors compromised with the interdisciplinary study of ethical determinants and consequences of techno scientific research."
  • Caribbean Network on Research Ethics Committes (CANREC)
    CANREC publishes a regular Bulletin.
  • Clinical Research Initiative for Global Health (CRIGH)
    Joint Initiative lead by the National Cancer Centre Japan (NCC), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) to promote quality, consistency and training for Research Ethics Committees (RECs).
  • Fogarty International Center
    This NIH center has a strong ethics portfolio and, generally, supports research, fosters collaborations and addresses global health needs.
    A “network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics,” including an online library on health ethics.
  • Informe Belmont 
    A Spanish translation of the classic human subjects protection document.
  • Nuffield Council on Bioethics
    Site aims to "inform policy and public debate about the ethical questions raised by biological and medical research."
  • Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER)
    Network of independently established regional fora for ethical review committees, health researchers and invited partner organizations that contributes to human subject protections globally by developing local capacity for ethical review of research involving human subjects and for developing policies on the ethics of health research.
  • UNESCO Ethics 
    UN initiative aims to foster “sound and reasoned policies on ethical issues in science and technology.”
  • WHO Ethics and Health 
    From the World Health Organization’s Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights.