Ethics Regulation

What is the action guide about?

The ethics regulation action guide provides practical assistance in creating a functional regulatory mechanism for national ethics review of health research. Depending on where a country’s current capacity for ethical review lies, users can focus on building, equipping or enhancing one or multiple research ethics committees.

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Related country work

Mapping of ethics review capacity in sub-Saharan Africa –

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