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Table 1 List of collected Standard Operating Procedures from African Research Ethics Committees

From: Small is beautiful: demystifying and simplifying standard operating procedures: a model from the ethics review and consultancy committee of the Cameroon Bioethics Initiative

Country REC name SOP’s title Year source
Burkina Faso Comité Institutionnel de Bioéthique du Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme POS du Comité Institutionnel de Bioéthique du Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme 2013 hard copy personal comunication
Cameroon Cameroon National Ethics Committee SOPs for Research Ethics Committees in Cameroon 2012 numeric file personnal communication
Egypt Magdi Yacoub Foundation SOPs for Magdi Yacoub Foundation - Research Ethics Committee 2012 numeric file personnal communication
Ethiopia Health Research Ethics Review Committee College of Health Sciences Mekelle University Terms of Reference and Operating Procedures n/a numeric file from HRWeb
Kenya Institutional Research and Ethics Committee of the Moi University College of Health Science and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital SOPs for Institutional Research and Ethics Committee n/a numeric file personnal communication
Lesotho National Health Research Ethics Committee (NH-REC) Standard Operating Procedures for NH-REC [Version 2 Draft] 2013 numeric file from HRWeb
Malawi College of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee (COMREC) General Guidelines on Health Research 2010 numeric file from HRWeb
Nigeria Zeta-12 Independant Research Ethics Committee (ZIREC) Zeta-12 Independant Research Ethics Committee (ZIREC) Mission Statement and Standard of Procedures n/a numeric file from HRWeb
Rwanda Rwanda National Ethics Committee (RNEC) Rwanda National Ethics Committee SOPs 2009 numeric file from website
South Africa South African Medical Association Research Ethics Committee (SAMAREC) SOPs and guidelines for the ethics evaluation of clinical trials in humans 2011 numeric file personnal communication
South Africa Biomedical Research Ethics Committee (BREC) University of Kwazulu Natal Biomedical Research Ethics Committee Terms of Reference & Standard Operating Procedures 2008 numeric file from HRWeb
South Africa Human Research Ethics Committee Human Research Ethics Committee Manual of SOPs 2009 numeric file from HRWeb
Tanzania National Health Research Ethics Review Committee SOPs for the National Health Research Ethics Review Committee 2007 book ISBN 9987 488-01-9 and website
Togo Comité de Bioéthique pour la Recherche en Santé Arrete N° 0153/2009/MS/CAB/DGS portant Charte du Comité de Bioéthique pour la Recherche en Santé 2009 numeric file from HRWeb
Uganda Makerere University College of Health Sciences School of Medicine Research Ethics Committee (SOMREC) SOMREC SOPs 1–14 2011 numeric file from HRWeb
Zambia University of Zambia Biomedical Research Ethics Committee University of Zambia Biomedical Research Ethics Committee SOPs n/a numeric file from HRWeb
  1. HRWeb Health Research Web, SOPs/POS Standard Operating Procedures, REC Research Ethics Committee, n/a not available