A recent editorial in The Hindu addresses the issue of medical ethics. Among other things, the editorial emphasizes the need for strong protections of any participant in a clinical trial, be it in India or elsewhere. It cites IBAB faculty Gayatri Saberwal’s publication in PLoS Global Public Health in which about 30 problems were identified in attempting to unambiguously identify which Ethics Committee had overseen a given trial site.https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/trials-medical-ethics-and-the-orbit-of-power/article68364066.ece