Table 1

Ethics committee composition in terms of profession

Membership category

Category representation on the 12 RECs

Percentage of total committee membership in SA


Health scientists/clinicians

12

56%

Nurses

9

6%

Pharmacists

5

5%

Allied health professionals

5

5%

Lawyers

9

8%

Ethicists

8

6%

Theologians(Christian)

9

5%

Community representatives

10

8%

Statisticians

3

1%


Moodley and Myer BMC Medical Ethics 2007 8:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-8-1

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