The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, has granted approval to making the accreditation of Ethics Committees (ECs), involved in supervision of clinical trials, mandatory with effect from 01-Jan-18.
The National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) (http://nabh.co/Index.aspx) has started accepting applications from ECs for accreditation (http://nabh.co/Announcement/CTNotice.pdf).
The NABH has also announced a training programme on implementation of NABH Accreditation of Clinical Trial (ECs), in nine major cities in India from April to December 2017. The first training program will be conducted in Mumbai on 28 to 29-Apr-17. The event details can be found on http://nabh.co/EventDetailsPopup.aspx?id=212