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National Health Research Ethics Committee Lesotho

Ministry of Health

Research Coordination Unit

Chairperson
Dr. Jill Sanders (jsanders@bcm.edu)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Dr. Kyaw Thin (dr.kyawthin@gmail.com)

Telephone number: +266-22226317

Fax Number: +266-2232 3010

Physical address
Research Coordination Unit, Corner of Constitution and Linare Road, Maseru 100, Lesotho

Postal address
PO Box 514, Maseru 100, Lesotho

Country
Lesotho

Institution website address
Ministry of Health, Lesotho

Organisation Info.

In what sector does the institution operate
Mixed

On what basis does the institution operate
Non-for-profit

Type of Organisation
Professional Association

What is the institutional affilliation of your Organisation
Government

 

Level of operation

What is the level of operation
National

 

Finances

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

From what sources does the research budget come?
Multilateral aid

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, Hospitals, Laboratories

 

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
every two weeks

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
Table 1: Annual Plan for RCU Activities Ser # Item of Activity Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Apr May J Jul Au S O N D Jan F M 1 Planning & Budget Meeting x 2 Resource Mobilization Meeting x 3 Receive the proposals from PIs x x x 4 Institutional Review Board (IRB) Meeting x x x 5 Research Ethics Committee (REC) Meeting x x x 6 Supervision & Monitoring x x x 7 Research Forum x x 8 Participate in the Annual Joint Review x

Please provide the link(s) to the organisation's written documentation on submission and review procedures
www.Ministry of Health, Lesotho

 

Details of Members

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

Number of Community Representatives
8

Number of Qualifield Ethicists
1

How many REC members are women
14

What is the term of office for members of the REC
2 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? No

From what sources does the research budget come?: Multilateral aid

 

 Guideline for submission of a proposal, 2013 version
Details guidelines for submission of a proposal to the REC Lesotho. Developed in 2011 and updated in 2013.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 Guidelines
Guidelines for submission of a research proposal are described.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 Guidelines
Steps for submission of a health research proposal are described.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 Guidelines
Steps for submission of a health research proposal are described.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 Guidelines
The steps for submission of a health research proposal are described. Published in 2011 and updated in 2013.  - (pdf, 737.99 Kb)

 Guidelines for submission
Describe the guidelines for submission of a health research proposal to the National Health Research Ethics committee.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 Guidelines for submission of a proposal
Describe the requirements for submission of a health research proposal to the National Health Research Ethics Committee.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 Guidelines for submission of a research proposal
Describe the guidelines for submission of a health research proposal to the Research Ethics Committee Lesotho. Developed in 2011 and updated in 2013.  - (doc, 177.5 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy
Background, guidelines, vision and challenges of health research in Lesotho are described. Published in 2008.  - (pdf, 310.92 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy
Current status, challenges, vision of health research in Lesotho are described.  - (doc, 315.5 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy
Describe the policy guidelines, challenges and vision for health research in Lesotho; published in 2008.  - (doc, 315.5 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy
Describe the policy guidelines, challenges and vision of health research in Lesotho.  - (doc, 315.5 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy
Published in 2008. Describes about the background, vision, challenges and guidelines for health research in Lesotho.  - (pdf, 310.92 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy
The document is about the National Policy on Health Research in Lesotho. It describes the current situation, policy guidelines and vision on health research. Developed in 2008.  - (doc, 315.5 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy, Lesotho
Background, vision and guiding policy for Health Research in Lesotho, developed in 2007 and updated in 2008.  - (pdf, 310.92 Kb)

 National Health Research Policy, Lesotho
Describe current situation , challenges and vision of health research in Lesotho. Developed in 2008.  - (doc, 315.5 Kb)

 NHRP
Hea.lth Research Policy developed in 2008  - (doc, 315.5 Kb)

 Research Ethics Clearance System
Process of reviewing and approving a research proposal is described.  - (doc, 121 Kb)

 Standard Operating Procedures
Describe the routine administrative and review process of the Research Ethics Committee.  - (doc, 1124 Kb)

 Standard Operating Procedures
Routine operating system of the Health Research Ethics Committee. Developed in 2011 and modified in 2013.  - (doc, 1124 Kb)

 Standard Operating Procedures
The routine procedures of the National Health Research Ethics Committee are described.  - (doc, 1124 Kb)

 Standard Operating Procedures
The routine procedures of the Research Ethics Committee Lesotho. Developed in 2011 and updated in 2013.  - (doc, 1124 Kb)

 

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