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National Health Research Ethics Committee (NHREC)

National Health Research Ethics Committee (NHREC)

Chairperson
Dr Clement A Adebamowo (chairman@nhrec.net)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Mr Aminu A Yakubu (yaminads@yahoo.com)

Telephone number: 234 80 6547 9926

Fax Number:

Physical address
NHREC Administrative Officer Department of Health Planning and Research Federal Ministry of Health 11th Floor Federal Secretariat Complex Phase III PMB 083, Abuja

Postal address
NHREC Administrative Officer Department of Health Planning and Research,Federal Ministry of Health 11th Floor Federal Secretariat Complex Phase III PMB 083, Abuja

Country
Nigeria

Institution website address
http://www.nhrec.net/nhrec/

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?

From what sources does the research budget come?
Fees for Services

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

 

Facilities

Does your institution have its own
Offices, Telephone, Computer, Internet Connection

 

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
quarterly

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

Please provide the link(s) to the organisation's written documentation on submission and review procedures
http://www.nhrec.net/nhrec/NCHRE_10.pdf

 

Details of Members

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

Number of Community Representatives
1

Number of Qualifield Ethicists
6

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

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

 

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? Yes

From what sources does the research budget come?: Fees for Services

 

 National Code for Health Research Ethics
This is the overarching guideline for ensuring ethical research in Nigeria. It is targetted at research ethics committees and researchers alike  - (pdf, 667 Kb)

 National Code of Health Research Ethics
This is the overarching guidance document for ensuring ethical research in Nigeria. It is targetted at health research ethics committees (HRECs) and researchers alike.  - (pdf, 667 Kb)

 

 

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