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Table 1 List of countries and documents included in the analysis

From: Regulation of genomic and biobanking research in Africa: a content analysis of ethics guidelines, policies and procedures from 22 African countries

Country Nature document Title of document Year of Publication
Benin Law Code D’ Éthique et de Déontologie pour La Recherche en Santé en République du Bénin. 2010
Botswana National guidelines Standard Operating Procedures for Review Of Biomedical and Bio-Behavioural Research in Botswana 2011
Cameroon SOP Standard Operating Procedures for Research Ethics Committees (RECs) in Cameroon 2012
Ethiopia National guidelines National Research Ethics Review Guideline Fifth Edition 2014
Ghana National Guidelines Draft National Ethics Guidelines and Standard Operating procedures of Institutional Review Boards In Development
Guinea SOP Procédure Opératoire Standardisée d’Examen d’un Projet de Recherche Biomédicale 2013
Livre Troisieme de l’Éthique pour la Recherche en Santé 1997
Kenya National guidelines Guidelines for Ethical Conduct of Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects in Kenya 2004
Lesotho SOP Standard Operating Procedures for the National Health Research Ethics Committee 2013
Malawi National Guidelines for genetic research Policy Requirements, Procedures and Guidelines for the Conduct and Review of Human Genetic Research in Malawi 2012
Mauritius Law The Clinical Trials Bill 2010
National guidelines Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects 2003
Namibia National guidelines Guidelines on Clinical Trials in human subjects 2003
Research Management Policy 2003
Nigeria National guidelines National Code of Health Research Ethics 2007
Policy Statement on Storage of Human Samples in Biobanks and Biorepositories in Nigeria 2013
Rwanda SOP National ethics Committee Standard Operating Procedures 2009
Senegal Law Code d’Éthique pour la Recherche en Santé 2009
Ministerial decree Arrêté Portant Adoption des Bonnes Pratiques Cliniques (BPC ICR) pour la Conduite des Essais Cliniques. 2011
Arrêté Ministeriel Portant Adoption du Guide du Chercheur et de la Brochures des Membres du CNERS pour l’Évaluation et le Suivi des Protocols de Recherche 2013
Sierra Leone National guidelines Guidelines for conducting clinical trials of medicines, food supplements, vaccines, and medical devices in sierra Leone. Not Stated
Guideline For Good Clinical Practice (GCP) In Sierra Leone
South Africa Law National Health Act 2003
National guidelines Department of Health Guidelines, 2nd edition 2015
MRC guidelines on Ethics for medical research, reproductive biology and genetic research 2002
Sudan National guidelines National Guidelines for Ethical
Conduct of Research Involving Human
Subjects
2008
Tanzania National Ethics Guidelines Guidelines of Ethics for Health
Research in Tanzania
2009
Togo Ministerial Decree Charte du Comité de Bioéthique pour la Recherche en Santé 2009
Uganda National Guidelines National Guidelines for Research Involving Humans as Research Participants 2014
Zambia Law The National Health Research Act 2013
Zimbabwe National guidelines Ethics Guidelines for Health Research Involving Human Participants in Zimbabwe 2011
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