1. Research Education & Training
The UFH CCR regularly provides training to IRB members, potential investigators and staff at UFH on the ethics in human research, Good Clinical Practice in human research, and methods in clinical research. The topics of the ongoing training seminars include: the definitions and importance of clinical research; history and protection of research subjects; the principles of ethics in human research; the responsibilities of investigators and Institutional Review Board; categories and designs of clinical research; and the process of informed consent in clinical research. Education and training program has the responsibility to realize the cultivation and reserve of medical talent.
2. UFH Facilities and Resources
Both standard and well-developed facilities and first-class medical staff are available in UFH to conduct clinical research.
3. Independent IRB
IRB aims to protect the welfare of research participant, all research projects involving human subjects and are performed at facilities owned and operated by UFH, must be reviewed and approved by the UFH institutional Review Board (IRB). The IRB is equivalent to an Ethics Committee on Human Research.