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Development Initiative for Ethical Review and Oversight of Health Research Involving Human Subjects in Rwanda

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Funding Fogarty Program

Bioethics

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Development Initiative for Ethical Review and Oversight of Health Research Involving Human Subjects in Rwanda

Principal Institution

Harvard Medical School

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Friedland, Bernard; Eyal, Nir

Project Contact Information

Email: bernard_friedland@hms.harvard.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2016–2019

Country

Rwanda

Collaborators

Rwandan Ministry of Health

Project Description

The project will train three cohorts of research ethics experts through an innovative, inter-professional collaboration between Harvard and Rwandan faculty. It will create a sustainable education program, strengthen the research ethics review and monitoring systems, and support the expected growth in interdisciplinary research in Rwanda from its collaborations through the Human Resources for Health project. Thus the project will promote public health through increased and responsibly conducted research.

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