|RMJ. 2014; 39(2): 113-114
Ten commandments for a prompt ethics review committee approval
Faheem Khan, Tayyab Arfeen.
In scientific world need for framing and implementing guidelines to protect research subjects was under consideration for long. In todays scientific galaxy, researchers often complain against ERC as impediment and reason of delay in their research. In quest of approval they often forget that ERCs primary objective is to guide the researcher for protection of participants, societal values and interests, because of this they function in highly critical level in evaluating proposal. There is always a quick hint to do things quickly and efficiently, following article will help researchers to get at an easy & early approval from ERC.
Key words: Ethics Review Committees, IRB, ERC approval, Pakistan