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The Johns Hopkins-Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program (FABTP) is a capacity development partnership in research ethics for institutions within Africa...

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New open-access Research Ethics Committee Assessment Toolkit now available for use!

August, 2017

The Research Ethics Committee Assessment Toolkit (RECAT) is designed to facilitate evaluation of the operational needs of Research Ethics Committees (RECs) globally to inform local quality assurance and quality improvement efforts. The toolkit is published open-access for non-commercial use and now availble for download.   The RECAT was developed by the African Bioethics Consortium (ABC) whose […]

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African Bioethics Consortium Profile: Charles Michelo

November, 2016

Dr. Charles Michelo is currently Chair of the Department of Public Health, University of Zambia (UNZA) and a tireless champion of the importance of research ethics at UNZA. Dr. Michelo was a 2012 short-term Fogarty trainee and since 2012 has served as UNZA leadership within the Fogarty African Bioethics Consortium. He has been Zambian Principal […]

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FABTP awarded NIH G-11 grant for IRB strengthening in Zambia

November, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the FABTP and University of Zambia a G-11 grant to improve the University of Zambia Biomedical Research Ethics Committee(UNZABREC).  The project has the goal of Enhancing Management and Performance of the Office and Work of the Ethics committee for Research (EMPOWER) in Zambia. The FABTP EMPOWER project […]

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