Kenya

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Institutional Research Ethics Committee (IREC)

Moi University College of Health Sciences (MU/CHS) & Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MT&RH)

Chairperson
Prof. Edwin Were ( )

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Ms. Catherine Okwiri

Country
Kenya

Institution website address
http://irec.mtrh.or.ke/

Level of operation

What is the level of operation
Institutional

 

Finances

Does your organisation have a dedicated budget for research for health?

From what sources does the research budget come?
Fees for Services

Are members of your organisation compensated/remunerated for their work
Yes

 

Facilities

Does your institution have its own
Offices, Telephone, Computer, Internet Connection

 

Protocols Submission Information

What is your preferred manner to receive protocols
Hard copy by mail or by hand

What is the operational language(s) of the organisation
English

How often does your organisation convene to consider study protocols
monthly

How long in advance should the protocol be submitted to be considered at the next meeting
2 weeks

 

Details of Members

Are members of your organisation compensated/remunerated for their work
Yes

Number of Community Representatives
1

How many REC members are women
5

What is the term of office for members of the REC
3 Years

Is this term renewable
Once

 

Training Requirements

Do members of your REC/IRB require specific training in ethics review of research
Yes

Is there a requirement for continuous education in research ethics?
Yes

 

Administration

What describes the position of the REC/IRB administrator best
Full time

 

Human resources development

Does your organisation have a dedicated budget for research for health? Yes

From what sources does the research budget come?: Fees for Services

 

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