Debating Matters gets numerous schools involved in debating key issues of the day. Privileging content over presentational style, school students get stuck in and never fail to impress. In this edited debate on clinical trials. Aspirant 16 year olds battle it out and show that the debate is not so clear cut. After all, will stopping clinical trials help India’s poor access the medicine they need? Expert judges, Dr Jack Watters, Vice President External Medical Affairs, Pfizer, Professor Simon Best OBE, UK India Business Council and Dr Vinod Raina, Head of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, add challenging questions and insights.