It is our honor and pleasure to announce that the 12th Egyptian Network of Research Ethics Committees (ENREC) meeting which will be held on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 10:00 am in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Unit of the National Research Center (NRC) in the new hall in NRC, Dokky, Cairo, held with the workshop entitled “Clinical Trials New Law in Egypt.”
The ENREC meeting will discuss the new memorandum of understanding (MoU) concerning the academic cooperation between the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and Egyptian Society of Health Care Development (ESHD), and ENREC in Cairo, Egypt. Additimal items include how these organizations can collaborate to train Egyptian REC and IRB members as well as the investigators to enhance the efficiency and consistency in the review and conduction of research on ethical basis.
In the workshop, “Clinical Trials New Law in Egypt,” we will discuss the draft of the new law and how to apply it in our field. Invited guests include Professor Nadia Zakhary, former Minister of Scientific Research and Professor Awad Tag El Din, former Minister of Health. Representatives from the Ministries of Health, Scientific Research, Higher Education and representatives from contract research organizations (CROs), pharmaceutical companies, non-government associations (NGOs) and the media will also be present.
For more information, please contact ENREC at here.