Research Ethics Certificate Course

The Centre for Bioethics and Culture (CBEC) and the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), have been awarded a Fogarty International Centre (FIC) – National Institutes of Health USA (NIH) grant to initiate the CBEC-KEMRI Bioethics Training Initiative (CK-BTI).

Attached please find calls for applications of interest for Bioethics Certificate Training Courses Scheduled for July 2nd -14th 2018;

  1. Research Ethics Certificate Course and Practicum
  2. Research Ethics Certificate Course


  • An updated CV
  • A one page Letter of Intent, describing why you are interested in the course, and what practical benefit might emerge to you and to your institution as a result of availing this opportunity.
  • Two letters of reference with one from a line supervisor and this should indicate that the institution will facilitate the time needed for training

Please note that preference will be given to candidates actively involved in bioethics activities like serving on an ethics committee. Lay members of IREC/ IRB’s are encouraged to apply.

All applications will be reviewed by a Selection Panel whose decisions, based on the strength of the applications, shall be final.


Partial funding support is available for successful applicants. No fees are charged for training

Please send your email application (complete package) to Or

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