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Panel session A – Standards and best practices for ethics committees

Day 1, 8/7/17 4:30 pm - 8/7/17 6:00 pm

CWA 17145-1 provides organisations guidance on the role, composition and functioning of an ethics committee, including quality management. It can be used for setting up an ethics committee but equally improving the functioning of an existing committee.


Marlou Bijlsma and Thamar Zijlstra, The Netherlands Standardization Institute (NEN)


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Tapani Keränen

Chair, TUKIJA National Committee on Medical Research Ethics

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Jacob Hølen

Director of The National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics (NEM), Norway