Abuja, 31st Mar - 4th April, 2014. This is a 5-day intensive writing course designed for early and mid-career medical and life sciences researchers aimed improving their skills in scientific writing and enhance the quality of manuscripts for publication. Read More
Anticipating and addressing the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of scientific developments has been a key feature of the genomic research agenda (1–4). Research in genomics is advancing by developing common infrastructures and research platforms, open-access and sharing policies, and new forms of international collaborations (5–12)...Read More
Free On-line CITI –IRB course
It is a free online bioethics training program. New free online Biosafety/Biosecurity course now available. The CITI program is a subscription service which WAB has collaborated with to provide research ethics education to all members of the research community. Click on the first and second link below to know what courses to register for and the third and fourth links respectively to know how to register and complete the courses.
Guidance on the training needed for research studies in Nigeria
A slideshow: Guidance of ethical conduct of research in Nigeria
How to complete the CITI-IRB training program
Click here to go to the CITI program
102, Bashorun Road, Ashi,
Bodija P.O.Box 29822,
Oyo State, Nigeria
Tel/Fax. No. 234-708-097-0008
Current WAB Newsletter | Volume 8 Issue 2
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WAB collaborates with Global Health Reviewers to trail and assess the “Reviewing Genomics Research” Course with ethics committees in Nigeria.
The ‘Reviewing Genomics Research’ course is available online, free of charge, and in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Please read the story about the “Reviewing Genomics Research” course here and how to register at: http://www.cggh.org/collaborations/global-health-reviewers
The West African Bioethics Training Program (WAB) has collaborated with Training and Resources in Research Ethics Evaluation (TRREE) as its Nigerian partner for coordinating online ethics program for Nigerian users. TRREE is supported by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the objective of the program is to develop electronic training – both web and CD based – in research ethics for African countries.
The WAB-TRREE collaboration was launched in October 2013 and the modules offered include:
- Introduction to research
- Research ethics evaluation
- Informed consent
- Good clinical practice
- HIV vaccine trials
- The Nigerian module; for individuals who will be carrying out their research work in Nigeria.
For more information about the modules and how to register, please go to http://elearning.trree.org/