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The 14th Forum for Ethical Review Committees in the Asian and Western Pacific Region (FERCAP) Annual International Conference and the 1st National Conference of the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) will be held in Tagaytay City at the Taal Vista Hotel from 24-25 November 2014. The theme of the conference is Embedding Ethics in National Health Research Systems. There will be a pre-conference training on the topic Continuing Review scheduled on 23 November 2014.
Continuing professional education units for the conference attendance and pre-conference training participation will be announced as soon as possible. Recognition ceremonies for ethics committees that underwent successful FERCAP Survey will be on 26 November 2014.
The conference is co-organized by PHREB and FERCAP-SIDCER in collaboration with the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, the Department of Health, the Commission on Higher Education, and the University of the Philippines Manila-National Institutes of Health. Information about the conference topics, registration, and fees may be found in the conference website . Other information about conference abstracts may be accessed from