Table 2

Activities of National Ethics Committees (NECs)

Activities

Numbers of NECs performing activity (%)

(n = 15)


Review of medical research protocols

67% (10/15)

Conduct training activities at the national level

47% (7/15)

Develop publications in ethics

67% (10/15)

Provide an advisory role to policy makers

47% (7/15)

Provide "overseeing" "follow up" to policy makers on ethics issues and decisions

53% (8/15)


Abou-Zeid et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2009 10:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-10-8

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