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Workshop on Ethics in Public Health Research

Chulalongkorn University is presently pursuing one of its ultimate goals, to become a fulfilled research university. The Ethics Review Committee for Research Involving Human Research Subjects, Health Sciences Group, Chulalongkorn University, (ECCU) has been established since mid of 2002 for reviewing and monitoring health sciences researches involving human subjects. Performances of the ECCU have been recognized by SIDCER/FERCAP since 26 November 2008 for graduate studies in research ethics. It is very important that research ethics should not only be regarded as a subject to learn but to practice as well. In order to promote importance of research ethics in public health, training on Ethics in Public Health Research (A three-day course) which is relevant to situation of the countries should be conducted.


  1. To understand the ethical guidelines for conducting researches involving human subjects.
  2. To be able to identify risk and benefit to research participants and know process of informed consent, especially among vulnerable groups.
  3. To realize importance of ethics for researcher.
  4. To realize the crucial issues of ethics in public health research.
  5. To sensitize public health professionals on ethical issues in public health research.