Traditionally, the "gold standard" of informed consent for participation in medical research entails that participants need to consent to every new research study, which means that they need to be contacted and re-consented each time.
There's a rapid increase in the number of doctors and aid workers volunteering to serve in the nations hit hardest by the Ebola epidemic. Will these volunteers be protected by the aid organizations, or left to fend for themselves?
Imagine a world in which even the remotest inhabitants have access to good health care. That's the vision of Health for Humanity, an international, non-profit, Baha'i-inspired organization in Illinois.