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Synthesis of the reflections of the meeting on ethics in qualitative health research, Guarujá, São Paulo State

This article presents a synthesis of the report collectively elaborated in the meeting on Ethics in Qualitative Health Research, which took place in Guarujá, São Paulo State, from August 28 to 30, in 2006. The meeting was organized by the Ethical Committee of the Municipal Health Office of São Paulo, supported by the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), sponsored by UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO and stressed the need to review the Brazilian guidelines for the analysis of the ethical aspects of qualitative health research.

Ethics; Qualitative research; Ethics committee

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