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).