Center for Bioethics and Research

The Center for Bioethics and Research hosts several programs for teaching, service and research in Epidemiology, Clinical trials and International Bioethics

Free On-line CITI –IRB course

It is a free online bioethics training program. 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 link below to know what courses to register for and the second and third links respectively to know how to register and complete the courses.

How to complete the CITI-IRB training program
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Bioethics is concerned with the ethical questions arising in contexts of biological and health sciences. Traditional topics in bioethics include abortion, euthanasia, relationships between health care providers and patients, research involving humans and animals, and justice in distribution of health resources. Emerging topics include genetic enhancement and modification of humans, risk and health, nanotechnology, and global public health.
These programs have been designed to meet the widely recognised growing need for ethics education for scientists, researchers and professionals working in medicine, nursing, psychology, allied health, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, health law, health and public policy, science communication and related fields, as well as students with backgrounds in applied philosophy, politics, law, sociology and anthropology. You should have an undergraduate degree in any of these related fields or comparable experience.
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The Masters degree in Bioethics at the University of Ibadan admits students every year. The West African Bioethics Training Program is supported by NIH Research Grant No. R25TW007091 to Professor Clement A. Adebamowo of the University of Maryland, funded by the Fogarty International Center and the National Human Genome Research Institute. For more information on The West African Bioethics training program, visit the training program website, Click here to go Now!
West African Bioethics Training Program conducts On-site training for Health Research Ethics Committees of Institutions

Current/Latest CBR Newsletter

A Newsletter of Center for Bioethics and Research

Current CBR Newsletter | Volume 12 Issue 1

Key Articles in this issue;

  • The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) awards a grant to build Research Ethics Capacity in Nigeria to a Consortium led by CBRTips for Science Projects
  • Training and Implementation of the RHInnO electronic ethics review software for six Institutional Health Research Ethics Committees in Nigeria
  • DREIN Blended Diploma Program
  • 2018 Annual Bioethics Conference of the Bioethics Society of Nigeria
  • Research Ethics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) In Nigeria (Reading) Project.
  • M.Sc Bioethics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. My Experience as a WAB Scholar by Dr. Mrs Victoria Ijeoma Ezeome
  • M.Sc Bioethics Trainees at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • ENTRENCH Blended Diploma in Research Ethics
  • My personal experience as a trainee in the Blended Diploma Research Ethics program of Centre for Bioethics and Research, Nigeria.
  • Going A Step Further After M.Sc. Training in Bioethics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria: My PhD Experience.
  • Onsite Institutional Ethics Committees and Health Researchers Training
  • Appointments/Achievements
  • Online Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) in collaboration with BRANY, New York
  • BeOnline Journal – Accepting Manuscripts for Review and Publication
  • Closing Remarks and Contact Information

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