The Ministry of Science and Technology’s Research & Development and Innovation Division (MOST-RDID) and BARMM Health Research and Development Consortium (BHRDC) successfully organized and conducted the Basic Research Ethics Training (BRET) program on January 25-26, 2024, at the Acacia Hotel in Davao City.
The activity, which aimed at capacitating members of the BHRDC Ethics Review Board and Research Ethics Board of member institutions, was attended by key officials and representatives from State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), and various stakeholders in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) who share a common interest in health research and development.
The training, conducted over two days, also aimed to enhance the knowledge and skills of participants in ethical considerations related to health research.
This initiative marks a significant step forward in strengthening the ethical foundation of health research in BARMM and emphasizes the commitment of the BARMM HRDC to promote high standards in research and development within the region.
The BARMM Health Research and Development Consortium (BARMM HRDC) is a collaborative initiative involving SUCs, HEIs, and stakeholders in BARMM with a shared interest in advancing health research and development. One of its primary goals is to regionalize the approach in the health sector through evidence-based practices and address the specific needs of the BARMM region.
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