Liberia

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Liberia Institute for Biomedical Research Ethics Committee/National

LIBR

Research Institute

Chairperson
Dr Fatorma K Bolay (bolayf@yahoo.com)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Dr Musu Duworko (duworkom@gmail.com)

Telephone number: +23 165 15746

Fax Number:

Physical address
c/o WHO Office, Mamba Point, Box 316, Monrovia, Liberia

Postal address
Same as physical address

Country
Liberia

Institution website address
None

Organisation Info.

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

 

Level of operation

What is the level of operation
Institutional

 

Finances

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

Are members of your organisation compensated/remunerated for their work
No

 

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
quarterly

How long in advance should the protocol be submitted to be considered at the next meeting
1 month

 

Details of Members

Are members of your organisation compensated/remunerated for their work
No

Number of Community Representatives
3

Number of Qualifield Ethicists
9

How many REC members are women
3

Is this term renewable
Not renewable

 

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

 

Human resources development

Does your organisation have a dedicated budget for research for health? No

 

Note:

1. The EC is in the process of finalizing the SOPs that will the modus operandi for the EC, researchers and external communication.

2. The LIBR EC is in the process of adapting its protocols which will be used as the guide for the EC and all applicants of research protocols.

 

 

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