Malawi

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College of Medicine Research & Ethics Committee (COMREC)

University of Malawi College of Medicine

Postgraduate Studies and Research

Chairperson
Dr. Charles Dzamalala (cdzamalala@medcol.mw)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Dr Lucinda Manda-Taylor (mandal@medcol.mw)

Telephone number: 265 187 4377

Fax Number: 265 187 4740

Physical address
University of Malawi College of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Campus, Postgraduate Building Ground Floor, Room # 822.

Postal address
Private Bag 360, Chichiri Blantyre 3 - MALAWI.

Country
Malawi

Institution website address
http://www.medcol.mw/comrec/

Organisation Info.

In what sector does the institution operate
Mixed

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

Type of Organisation
Academic NGO

What is the institutional affilliation of your Organisation
University

 

Level of operation

What is the level of operation
Institutional

 

Finances

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

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

 

Facilities

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

 

Protocols Submission Information

What is your preferred manner to receive protocols
All the above

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
< 1 Month

If you have a timetable, please provide this information here
http://www.medcol.mw/comrec/calendar/

Please provide the link(s) to the organisation's written documentation on submission and review procedures
www.medcol/mw/comrec/

 

Details of Members

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

Number of Community Representatives
1

Number of Qualifield Ethicists
2

How many REC members are women
4

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

Is this term renewable
Twice

 

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

 

 COMREC Research Guidelines
 (pdf, 565.25 Kb)

 COMREC Submission Checklist
 (doc, 41.5 Kb)

 

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