Malawi

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National Health Sciences Research Committee

Malawi Ministry of Health

Reasearch Department

Chairperson
Dr C Mwansambo (cmwansambo@malawi.net)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Mr Rage Majamanda (rmajamanda@gmail.com)

Telephone number: +26 560 1726422

Fax Number: +26 501 726418

Physical address
The Chairman, National Health Sciences Research Committee, Ministry of Health (Research Department, P.o. BOX, 30O377, Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Postal address
Ministry of Health, (Research Department) Box 30377, Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Country
Malawi

Institution website address
none

Organisation Info.

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?

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

 

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 months

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

If you have a timetable, please provide this information here
2011 schedule 27th and 28th January 24th and 25th March 26th and 27th May 28th and 29th July 29th and 30th September 24th and 25th November

 

Details of Members

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

Number of Community Representatives
1

Number of Qualifield Ethicists
4

How many REC members are women
5

What is the term of office for members of the REC
Not specified

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
No administrator

 

Human resources development

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

 

 NHSRC Application Form
 (doc, 120.5 Kb)

 NHSRC Checklist
 (doc, 27 Kb)

 

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