The ethical issues in conducting research on preventing HIV infection are among the most complex of any area of human subjects research. This article is an update of a 1987 article that addressed potential conflicts between research design and ethics with respect to AIDS prevention among injecting drug users. The present article reviews current ethical issues that arise in the design and conduct of HIV/AIDS prevention research focused on injecting drug users.
- drug user
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Health(social science)
- Issues, ethics and legal aspects
- Health Policy
- Management of Technology and Innovation