Identifying structures, processes, resources and needs of research ethics committees in Egypt

@inproceedings{Sleem2010IdentifyingSP,
  title={Identifying structures, processes, resources and needs of research ethics committees in Egypt},
  author={Hany Sleem and Samer S. El-Kamary and Henry J. Silverman},
  booktitle={BMC medical ethics},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundConcerns have been expressed regarding the adequacy of ethics review systems in developing countries. Limited data are available regarding the structural and functional status of Research Ethics Committees (RECs) in the Middle East. The purpose of this study was to survey the existing RECs in Egypt to better understand their functioning status, perceived resource needs, and challenges.MethodsWe distributed a self-administered survey tool to Egyptian RECs to collect information on the… CONTINUE READING

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