Tanzania

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National Health Research Ethics Review Committee

Chairperson
Dr Yohanna Mashalla (ethics@nimr.or.tz)

Organisation administrator's name or contact person
Ms Joyce Ikingura (jikingura@nimr.or.tz)

Telephone number: 255 22 2121 400

Fax Number: 255 22 2121 360

Physical address
2448 Luthuli/Sokoine Ocean Road Junction of Luthuli / Sokoine Drive Dar es Salaam

Postal address
National Institute for Medical Research P.O. Box 9653 Dar es Salaam

Country
Tanzania

Institution website address
www.nimr.or.tz

Organisation Info.

What is the institutional affilliation of your Organisation
Research Institution

 

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?
Institutional Grant

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

 

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
monthly

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
Second week of the month

Please provide the link(s) to the organisation's written documentation on submission and review procedures
http://www.nimr.or.tz/ethical_guidelines.html

If there is any other organisation information you wish to appear on the website, please complete this here
Four copies of the research proposal are required.

 

Details of Members

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

Number of Community Representatives
2

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? Yes

From what sources does the research budget come?: Institutional Grant

 

 

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