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Bioethics Seminar Meeting – A Neuroethical Justification of Psychoactive Enhancements: A Contextual Examination of Creativity

Bioethics Seminar Meeting – A Neuroethical Justification of Psychoactive Enhancements: A Contextual Examination of Creativity The July 2014 Bioethics seminar meeting was held on Thursday, 31st July 2014 at the Seminar room, Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan. In attendance were West African Bioethics (WAB) Training Program faculty and students, as well as consultants [...]

Joint Training in Scientific Manuscript Writing

Joint Training in Scientific Manuscript Writing ABUJA, NIGERIA 31st MARCH- 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. The course is arranged so that each day has a [...]

Research Ethics Training for Oyo State Journalists

A two-day workshop was organized by the West African Bioethics Training Program (WAB) and the Nigerian Medical Association, Oyo state chapter for journalists that are involved in health reporting in the state. The training curriculum was accredited by the National Health Research Ethics Committee with training number NHREC/TR/25/02/2013. The aim of the workshop is to [...]

Bioethics takes root in Nigeria

Bioethics takes root in Nigeria By Steve Goldstein When he lectures on research ethics, Nigerian scientist and oncologist Dr. Clement Adebamowo begins by quoting German-born philosopher Hans Jonas, who said the loss of moral values due to a ruthless pursuit of scientific progress "would make its most dazzling triumphs not worth having." Examining the bioethics landscape [...]

Institutional-Based Step-Down Trainings

Institutional-Based Step-Down Trainings WAB faculty members have been involved in training of pre-part 1 resident doctors of West African College of Physicians (WACP) on medical ethics. Recently, five sessions have been held at the University College Hospital, Ibadan (2nd-3rd June, 2011, 30th June-1st July, 2011, 28th-29th July, 2011, 19th-20th January, 2012 and 22nd-23rd March, 2012). [...]

UMB WAB/NHREC WORKSHOP

UMB NHREC WORKSHOP A 2-day Joint Workshop of National Research Ethics Committee (NHREC), West African Bioethics Training Program (WABTP), University of Maryland, Baltimore and other organizations involved in HIV program implementation and research on the Development of Ethical Guidelines for HIV Related Research was held in the Training Room of the Institute of Human Virology, [...]

Training program for members of the University of Ibadan/University College HREC

Research ethics in its broadest definition encompasses the principles, standards, norms and guidelines to regulate scientific inquiry. The primary role of ethics in research is to protect the rights, integrity, and safety of research participants. One of the ways of promoting the safety of research participants is by initial and continuing-education in the ethics and [...]

LASSA Report Of Workshop On Modern Research Ethics

REPORT OF WORKSHOP ON MODERN RESEARCH ETHICS ORGANIZED BY THE INTERNATIONAL LASSA FEVER RESEARCH CONSORTIUM AND IRRUA SPECIALIST TEACHING HOSPITAL (ISTH), IRRUA EDO STATE. The Lassa fever Research consortium is a group of researchers consisting of Institute of Lassa fever research and control (ILFRC) at ISTH, the Kenema Government Hospital Sierra Leone, University of Ibadan, [...]

Report of Kastina State Ethics Committee Training

Report of Kastina State Ethics Committee Training West African Bioethics Training Program and Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria; Maternal Newborn and Child Health Initiative (PRRIN MNCH) organized 3 day training on Modern Research Ethics for members of research ethics committee of Kastina State. The training took place on 29th to 31st March, [...]

Courtesy Visit to the Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan- Prof. I.F. Adewole

The faculty members of West African Bioethics Training Program paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan- Prof. I.F. Adewole on 17th June, 2011. The aim of the visit was to felicitate with him on his appointment as the Vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan. The faculty members identified him [...]

Biennial Training for Lay Members of Ethics Committees

    April 23rd -27th was such a busy and interesting period at the Bioethics Center in Ibadan as a 5-days workshop was held for lay members of health research ethics committee in Nigeria. This was organised by The West African Bioethics Training Program (WAB), in collaboration with The New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy [...]