RF-ERB Notification

Dated: January 29, 2017

 

In pursuance of its aims and objectives, Pakistan Society of Hepatology is pleased to create Research Facilitation & Ethical Review Board (RF-ERB) to facilitate, evaluate and approve research projects submitted by members and help in getting financial support for these research projects. Senior Vice President (SVP) and all Vice Presidents (VPs) will be members of RF-ERB by default. Tenure of RF-ERB will be 2 years, and EC of PSH will constitute new board within one month of starting new term of EC.

Prof. Javed Iqbal Farooqi
President
Pakistan Society of Hepatology

Aims and Objectives of RF-ERB

  • 1. To facilitate members of SIGs (PSH) different research projects
  • 2. To evaluate research projects submitted by PSH members via SIGs, ethically and technically
  • 3. To approve research projects submitted to be conducted from the platform of PSH
  • 4. To approve financial support for these projects (when available from PSH)

Composition of RF-ERB

  • Senior Vice President (SVP) and all Vice Presidents (VPs) will be members of RF-ERB by default
  • SVP will be the Chairman of RF-ERB
  • One of the rest of the members will be selected as Secretary by the members of RF-ERB
  • Chairman of RF-ERB may invite any good standing member of PSH as a co-opted member for any of its meeting if technically needed
  • Members of RF-ERB can become member or hold position in any other committee(s) of PSH

Functioning of RF-ERB

  • RF-ERB will be FREE in its functioning without any influence of PSH Executive Council.
  • Chairman of RF-ERB will ensure:
    • Regular holding of his / her board meetings
    • Regular contact by emails and online means
    • Regular input of all members of board
    • Preparation of activity report for EC in annual meeting of PSH
  • Secretary of RF-ERB:
    • Will help the Chairman to run the activity of RF-ERB
    • Will prepare minutes of all meetings of RF-ERB and send to EC
    • Will present activity report to EC in annual meeting of PSH

Tenure of RF-ERB

Tenure of RF-ERB will be 2 years, and EC of PSH will constitute new board within one month of starting new term of EC.