ASWLA hopes there is a good lawyer reading this. Anyone with the guts to see this through?
“Any preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic medical intervention is only to be carried out with the prior, free and informed consent of the person concerned, based on adequate information.
The consent should, where appropriate, be express and may be withdrawn by the person concerned at any time and for any reason without disadvantage or prejudice…
In appropriate cases of research carried out on a group of persons or a community, additional agreement of the legal representatives of the group or community concerned may be sought.
In no case should a collective community agreement or the consent of a community leader or other authority substitute for an individual’s informed consent.”