Objectives of the committee
To streamline research processes for timely execution and delivery of results to solve population challenge in a relevant manner
Review the adequacy of the informed consent document, particularly as to its description of the care and protection of subjects, confidentiality, risks and benefits to individuals and communities.
Assessing the procedures and methods used to ask for participants’ informed consent
Act in the interest of potential research participants and concerned communities, taking into account the interests and needs of the researchers, and having due regard for the requirements of relevant regulatory agencies and applicable laws
Take into consideration the principle of justice. This is to say that all benefits and burdens of research be distributed fairly among all groups and classes in society, taking into account age, gender, economic status, cultural, political, religious, ideological, race and ethnic considerations