Institutional Research and Ethics Committee (IREC), is an institutional review board jointly constituted by Moi University College of Health Sciences (MU/CHS) and Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital (MT&RH). IREC derives its mandate from The National Commission for Science ,Technology and Innovation(NACOSTI).
IREC serves as an independent and competent body to review, evaluate and decide on the scientific and ethical merits of research proposals. It is committed to ensuring and guaranteeing the rights, dignity, safety and protection of actual or potential individuals and communities who participate in research.
IREC’s mandate is to: