The International Health Research Ethics Training (IHRET) program at Makerere University College of Health Sciences aims at producing trainees who will show leadership and significant contribution to improving standards and practice of research ethics to protect the safety and welfare of research participants. The program offers three levels of training which include Masters, Post graduate Diploma and short courses. The short courses include Research Ethics which run for 3-5 days. Research Ethics course is one of the short courses that describes the application of bioethics to research, the role and function of institutional review boards in promoting human subject protection.
By the end of the course trainees should be able to:
1. Describe the role, composition and functioning of IRBs
2. Organize and contribute effectively to the work of IRBs
3. Recognize and protect rights of human subjects
4. To become responsible investigators/Researchers
More details are at http://chs.mak.ac.ug/ihret/content/research-ethics-course-05th-%E2%80%93... and in the flier attached.