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Research Ethics Board (REB)

/riˈsɜrʧ ˈɛθɪks bɔrd (ɑr-i-bi)/

Definition

REBs review proposed studies with human participants to ensure that they conform to internationally and locally accepted ethical guidelines, monitor studies once they have begun and, where relevant, take part in follow-up action and surveillance after the end of the research

Source: WHO

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