About the Project

Deepening Research Ethics in Nigeria (DREIN), is a project funded by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). The project seek to spread information about research ethics in Nigeria

Breakdown of the project deliverables are shown below;

Deliverable 1

RHInno Ethics Software Training



Leading Organisation:
Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED)

Objective:

Build the capacity, efficiency and responsiveness of research ethics committees and review of clinical trials protocols in Nigeria through increasing utilization of electronic ethics review platform - RHInnO Ethics which was developed by COHREC and is being implemented by ethics committees in Africa

Deliverable 2

Consultative meeting and oversight visits by NHREC and NAFDAC



Leading Organisation:
National Health Research Ethics Committee of Nigeria

Objective:

Enhance interactions between the Nigerian research ethics regulatory agency, NHREC and the drugs regulatory agency, NAFDAC, through joint meetings, trainings, seminars and workshops with institutional research ethics committees in Nigeria.

Deliverable 3

Blended diploma in research ethics



Leading Organisation:
Center for Bioethics and Research

Objective:

Advance the skills and resources of members of institutional research ethics committees in Nigeria through provision of blended advanced diploma in research ethics.

Deliverable 4

Postgraduate training in Research Ethics



Leading Organisation:
Center for Bioethics and Research

Objective:

Build the capacity of research ethics and drug regulatory officials in Nigeria through sponsorship for Masters and Doctorate level training in Bioethics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Deliverable 5

Nigerian Clinical Trials Registry



Leading Organisation:
Center for Bioethics and Research

Objective:

Enhance transparency in the conduct and sharing of data from clinical trials through widespread dissemination of information and uptake of the Nigerian Clinical Trials Registry online registration platform by all registered ethics committees and researchers in Nigeria.

Deliverable 6

Management



Leading Organisation:
Center for Bioethics and Research

Objective:

Enhance awareness of research ethics among biomedical research and Nigerian public through implementation of annual seminars, workshops and conferences as well as utilization of mass and social media.