Medical experimentation on children


While the advantages of research involving child subjects are usually uncontested on medical grounds, many question such research on moral grounds. The ethics of conducting research using human subjects rest on informed consent, which infants and young children can never be sufficiently mature to provide.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST