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Date of Establishment:Afghanistan Institutional Reveiw Board (IRB) was established in October 2004
The IRB include examining and reviewing proposals. Meeting on a monthly basis. Setting conditions for approval of a proposal. Laying down guidelines in accordance with Afghan socio-cultural aspects. Decision making and programme evaluation.
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Achievements:The successes achieved by the Afghan IRB, first of all in establishing for the first time an IRB, which is functional and meets regularly, ensuring that no research on human beings can be conducted without review. Seventy-six proposals have been reviewed so far, six of which have been rejected. The IRB has also held an ethics workshop for local government and NGOs, and included medical ethics in the curricula of the medical faculty