• July Bioethics Seminar Meeting

    July 2014 Bioethics seminar meeting was held on Thursday, 31st July 2014, and tagged A Neuroethical Justification of Psychoactive Enhancements: A Contextual Examination of Creativity Read More
  • Joint Training in Scientific Manuscript Writing

    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
  • BeOnline Journal

    We would like to invite students and established scholars to submit Op-ed and other writings to our on-line journal, BeOnline® Journal of the West African Bioethics Training Program (WAB). You can see our first issue here Read More
  • WAB Online Diploma Course

    West African individuals with interest in research ethics who desire to acquire more competence in research ethics and bioethics but are unable to take advantage of the 18 months fully sponsored M.Sc. Bioethics program... Read More
  • ELSI 2.0

    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)...

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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.

NB: Note that effective March 2015, CITI Program's website will block use of Internet Explorer version 7, which is now more than 8 years old, as it does earlier versions of IE. Site users will need to have IE 8 or later, or use a current version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

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

  • Partners
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College of Medicine

University of Ibadan, University College Hospital,Ibadan, Oyo State.


Fogarty International Center

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, United States of America


National Human Genome Research Institute

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda,United States of America


Dominican Institute

Dominican Institute,Samonda, Ibadan, Nigeria


University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore, United State



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