Registered HRECs - National Health Research Ethics Committee_ Nigeria by xiuliliaofz



                                                                              REGISTERED HEALTH RESEARCH ETHICS COMMITTEES IN NIGERIA
                                                                                                                                                                                      HREC Assigned                                                                                                                                 Colour Key
                S/No             HREC Name                     HREC Postal Address                     HREC Chairman                   HREC Contact Person/email/Tel                                         Host Institution             Signatory Authority           Category
                                                                                                                                                                                   Registration Numbers
            1          National Health Research Ethics    Department of Health Planning        Prof. Clement Adebamowo;          Secretary:;                   NHREC/01/01/2007       Federal Ministry of         Prof. C. Adebamowo            A              Authorization                                            Category/ Exclusions
                       Committee                          and Research, Federal Ministry of    e-mail:;       Administrative Officer: Aminu A. Yakubu                                  Health                                                                                                                            Colour
                                                          Health, Abuja, 11th Floor Federal;               e-mail:                                                                                                                                                                              Code
                                                          Secretariat Complex Phase III,
                                                          Central Business District, Abuja

            2          Zankli Research Ethics Committee No. 1021, B5 Shehu Yaradua        Chairman: Dr. Lovette Lawson           Administrative Officer:;   NHREC/20/05/2007a      Zankli Specialist Medical   Dr. Lovett Lawson             E              Authorised to review all types of research               A         None
                                                        Way, P.O.Box 7745,Utako District,;              Tel: +234 9 6707273-4; +234 9 5239570                                    Centre
                                                        Abuja                                                                    Fax: +234 9 6707275

            3          Nigerian Institute for Medical     Nigeria Institute for Medical   Prof. Femi Soyinka; e-mail:            Institutional HREC:;           NHREC/11/02/2009       National Institute for      Dr.P. U. Agomo;               B              Authorised to review Phases II, III and IV clinical       B        Novel products with potential nation-
                       Research Health Research Ethics    Research, No 6 Edmund Crescent,                    Administrative Officer:                               Medical Research                             trials, vaccines and biological products trials, genetic,          wide religious, social and security
                       Committee                          Yaba, Lagos                                                                                                                                                                                                              social and behavioral trials, alternative and                      implications and research including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   compementary medicines and epidemiological                         use of radioactive pharmaceuticals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   studies. Also authorised to review trials in vulnerable            should be referred to NHREC
            4          National Orthopaedic Hospital,     National Orthopaedic Hospital,       Dr. R. E. Nnabuko               e- Administrative Officer:      NHREC/15/05/2008       National Orthopaedic        Dr. C. B. Eze                 D              Authorised to review Phases III and IV clinical trials, C          In addition to exclusions for
                       Enugu, Health Research Ethics      P.M.B.01294,ENUGU.                   mail:;         Email:                                                 Hospital, Enugu                                                          social and behavioral trials, alternative and                      categories above, Phase I and II
                       Committee                                                                                                  Tel: 042 - 558244, 559877, 559885                                                                                                                compementary medicines and epidemiological                         clinical trials, vaccines and biological
                                                                                                                                  Fax: 042-558246                                                                                                                                  studies. Also authorised to review trials in vulnerable            research, genetic research
            5          Federal Capital Territory Health   Federal Capital Territory, Health    Dr. Abubakar Alli Gombe;          Seceratary: Mrs. I. Adem, email:                  NHREC/14/12/2007b      Federal Capital             Dr. Abubakar Alli Gombe,      D              Authorised to review Phases III and IV clinical trials, D          In addition to exclusions for
                       Research Ethics Committee          and Human Services Secretariat,                                                                                 Development Authority       Secretary, FCT Health and                    social and behavioral trials and epidemiological                   categories above, complementary
                                                          Federal Capital development                                                                                                                                                 Human Services Secretariat,                  studies.                                                           and alternative medicines research
                                                          Authority (FCDA), Area 11, Garki,                                                                                                                                           FCDA, Area 11, Garki, Abuja                                                                                     and research among vulnerable
            6          National Hospital Abuja, Ethics    National Hospital Abuja, Plot 132,                                     Institution HREC:                              NHREC/14/12/2007a         National Hospital Abuja     Prof. Z. O. Ajuwon            D              Authorised to review epidemiological and social and      E         In addition to exclusions for
                       Committee                          Central District (Phase II) P.M.B.                                     e-mail:;                                                                                                           behavioural studies. No clinical trials authorization              categories above, this committee is
                                                          425, Garki, Abuja                                                      Tel: 09-6272632                                                                                                                                                                                                      not allowed to review ANY clinical
                                                                                                                                 Administrative Officer:                                                                                                                                                                          trial

            7          University of Ibadan/University   Institute for Advanced Medical    Prof. Clement Adebamowo;              Institutional HREC:                            NHREC/05/01/2008a         University of            Prof. A. O. Omigbodun            B
                       College Hospital, Health Research Research and Training, University e-mail:;           e-mail:;               Tel:                           Ibadan/University
                       Ethics Committee                  College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo                                           234-2-2413922;                                                           College Hospital, Ibadan
                                                         State, PMB 5017 GPO Ibadan, Oyo                                         Administrative Officer: Mrs. F. Arotiba
                                                         State, Nigeria                                                          e-mail:;
                                                                                                                                 fax: 234-2-2411768
            8          University of Nigeria Teaching       University of Nigeria Teaching     Prof. Rich Umeh; e-mail:          Institutional HREC:                            NHREC/05/01/2008b         University of Enugu         Dr. A. U. Mba:                B
                       Hospital, Health Research Ethics   Hospital, Enugu, PMB 01129,;               e-mail:;                                          Teaching Hospital           Cell: +234(0)8036837640
                       Committee                          Enugu State, Nigeria                                                   Tel: 042-252022, 252172,                                                                             e-mail
                                                                                                                                 Adminstrative Officer: Mr. Onyimba Eze                                                     
                                                                                                                                 Cell: +234(0)8034079903
            9          Lagos State University Teaching    Lagos State University College of    Prof. Olayinka Ogundipe;          Instituion HREC:                                NHREC/04/04/2008         Lagos State University      Dr. Olufemi Olugbile          D
                       Hospital, Health Research Ethics   Medicine, P.M.B. 21266, Ikeja,                                         e-mail:;                                                  College of Medicine
                       Committee                          Lagos                                                                  website:
                                                                                                                                 Tel: 01-4979110/ 01-4979111
                                                                                                                                 Administrative Officer: Mr.Mustapha Nojeem
                                                                                                                                 Ayinde                                    Cell:

            10         ECWA Evangel Hospital Research     P.M.B 2238, Jos                      Dr. Sunday Lengonang:             Institutional HREC:                               NHREC/21/05/2008       ECWA Evangel Hospital       Dr. Sunday Lengonang: 073     D
                       and Ethics Review Committee                                             email:         e-mail:;                                            Research and Ethics         451754; 08035075874;
                                                                                               Tel: 073 451754; 08035075874;     Tel: 073-453950, 08065508303 Administrative                              Review Committee  
                                                                                                                                 Officer: Mr. Bulus Yayok,
                                                                                                                                 Tel: 08035015675;

            11         Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital     Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital,          Dr. Borodo                        Tel: 064 - 661017, 661050, 663384                 NHREC/21/08/2008a      Aminu Kano Teachning                                      C
                       Health Research Ethics Committee P.M.B 3452, Zaria Road, Kano                                                                                                                      Hopsital Health Research
                                                        State Nigeria                                                                                                                                     Ethics Committee

            12         Lagos University Teaching          Lagos University Teaching            Dr. Celestine . U. Odum;          email:;                       NHREC/19/12/2008a      Lagos University         Prof.Akin Osibogun               B
                       Hospital, Health Research Ethics   Hospital, Idi Araba, Lagos State,                                      website:                                             Teaching Hospital Health e-mail:
                       Committee                          Nigeria                                                                Tel: 234-1-5850737, 5852187, 5852111 Admini                              Research Ethics;
                                                                                                                                 trative Officer: Mrs Sakirat Y. Eweje                                    Committee                Cell: 08023220250
                                                                                                                                 Tel: 08056570994
            13         University of Abuja Teaching       University of Abuja Teachning   Chairman: Dr. Samuel Ajayi;            Administrative Officer: Mrs Edith Emodi;          NHREC/12/12/2008a      University of Abuja         Dr. Peter Alabi;              D
                       Hospital, Health Research Ethics   Hospital Gwagwalada; P.M.B 228, e-mail:;           email:                                                Teachning Hospital          Cell: +234(0)8037876140;
                       Committee                          FCT                             Cell: +234(0)8034713299                Tel: +234 (0)9 882 1228; 882 1128;                                       Health Research Ethics      e-mail:
                                                                                                                                 Fax: 8821382                                                             Committee

            1          National Institute for
                       Pharmaceutical Research &
                       Development (NIPRD), Idu, Abuja

            2          Olabisi Onabanjo University
                       Teaching Hospital
            3          Obafemi Awolowo University
                       Teaching Hospital, Ille-Ife

                                                                                                                                                               List of NHREC Registered HRECs as at February 20, 2009

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