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Table 2 Distribution of Protocols Submitted from different Departments to the CIBS FM&MCH: 2013–2016

From: Research ethics review at University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM)/Maputo Central Hospital, Mozambique (2013–2016): a descriptive analysis of the start-up of a new research ethics committee (REC)

N = 309 2013
n(%)
2014
n(%)
2015
n(%)
2016
n(%)
Total
n(%)
p-value
Department at MCH (n = 47)
 Internal Medicine 5 (50) 4 (44) 5 (31) 4 (34) 18 (38) 0.443
 Pediatrics 2 (20) 1 (11) 5 (31) 5 (42) 13 (28)  
 Surgery 0 (0) 2 (22) 2 (13) 1 (8) 5 (11)  
 Pathology 2 (20) 1 (11) 1 (6) 0 (0) 4 (9)  
 Ophthalmology 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (13) 0 (0) 2 (4)  
 Obstetrics/Gynecology 1 (10) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2)  
 Oncology 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (6) 0 (0) 1 (2)  
 Orthopedics 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (8) 1 (2)  
 Statistics 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (8) 1 (2)  
 Pain Unit 0 (0) 1 (11) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2)  
Schools at UEM (n = 197)
 Faculty of Medicine 35 (78) 39 (67) 36 (68) 22 (54) 132 (67) 0.11
 Faculty of Education 0 (0) 10 (17) 5 (9) 11 (27) 26 (13)  
 Faculty of Health Sciences 7 (16) 5 (9) 6 (11) 5 (12) 23 (11)  
 Faculty of Social Sciences 2 (4) 1 (2) 1 (2) 2 (5) 6 (3)  
 Faculty of Chemistry 0 (0) 1 (2) 3 (6) 1 (2) 6 (3)  
 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine 0 (0) 2 (3) 1 (2) 0 (0) 3 (2)  
 Other 1 (2) 0 (0) 1 (2) 0 (0) 1 (1)  
Department of the FM (n = 132)
 Community Health /MPH program 16 (46) 18 (46) 20 (51) 15 (68) 69 (53) 0.022
 Microbiology/Masters FELTPa 6 (17) 16 (41) 6 (17) 5 (22) 33 (25)  
 Mental Health/Master’s program 4 (12) 4 (10) 2 (6) 1 (5) 11 (8)  
 Biochemistry 1 (3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1)  
 Other 8 (22) 1 (3) 8 (26) 1 (5) 18 (13)  
  1. aMasters FELTP = Master’s degree in Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program