Moi University/Moi Teaching and Referral hospital Institutional Research and Ethics Committee (IREC) was established by the Principal of the College of Health Sciences and the Chief Executive Officer of the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital,. the institution is mandated and accredited by 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: