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Ethical Review Committee (ERC)/Scientific and Ethics Review Unit (SERU)

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Chairperson
Mr. Ambrose Rachier (lawtechs@rachieradvs.co.ke)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Dr. Juma Rashid (ercadmin@kemri.org)

Telephone number: +254-20-272-6781

Fax Number:

Physical address
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Off Mbagathi Way Nairobi

Postal address
P.O. BOX 54840-00200 Nairobi

Country
Kenya

Institution website address
www.kemri.org

Organisation Info.

In what sector does the institution operate
Public Sector

On what basis does the institution operate
Mixed

Type of Organisation
Other

What is the institutional affilliation of your Organisation
Research Institution, Government

 

Level of operation

What is the level of operation
National, Institutional

 

Finances

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

What is your current approved annual research budget in US dollar
0.00

From what sources does the research budget come?
Multilateral aid, National government, Philanthropic organisations, Institutional Grant, Own Resources, Global Alliances

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

 

Facilities

Does your institution have its own
Offices, Telephone, Fax line, Computer, Internet Connection, Photocopier, Laboratories, Research Centre

 

Protocols Submission Information

What is your preferred manner to receive protocols
E-mail submission

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 months

If you have a timetable, please provide this information here
Every third Tuesday of the month

Please provide the link(s) to the organisation's written documentation on submission and review procedures
www.kemri.org

 

Details of Members

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

Number of Community Representatives
6

Number of Qualifield Ethicists
3

How many REC members are women
5

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

Is this term renewable
Unlimited

 

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? No

From what sources does the research budget come?: Multilateral aid, National government, Philanthropic organisations, Institutional Grant, Own Resources, Global Alliances

 

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 Testing for RHInno
Publication  - (pdf, 80.71 Kb)

The meeting for tomorrow 19th Feb 2014 11 am has been rescheduled to 20th Feb 2014 at 9 am, same location. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

 

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