US Federal Wide Assurance & IRB Registration

To enable researchers to secure funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the UBC C&W REB and the Children's & Women's Health Centre of British Columbia have obtained OHRP Federalwide Assurance (FWA) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) Assurance.

Assurance Number Expiry Date
Federalwide Assurance (FWA) FWA00020398
June 14, 2018
Children's and Women's Hospital IRB#1 IRB00006995 September 17, 2016

Every institution engaged in human subjects research supported or conducted by the US DHHS is required, under the DHHS human subjects protection regulations (45 CFR 46.103), to have an assurance of compliance approved by the US Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).