Madan Bhandari Academy of Health Sciences

Hetauda, Bagamati Province

IRC - MBAHS

Institutional Review Comittee (IRC)

Institutional Review Committee (IRC-MBAHS) of Madan Bhandari Academy of Health Sciences (MBAHS), called as IRC-MBAHS hereafter, is a body comprising of academic researchers and other relevant authorities. IRC-MBAHS has been established in 19th September 2022 with the objective to conduct ethical review of the proposals submitted by the faculties and the students within the institute and institutional collaborations.

IRC-MBAHS is an Institutional standing ethics committee which functions independently. The role of the IRC-MBAHS is to review in advance all research proposals involving human subjects’ data, and to monitor the progress of projects that have been reviewed by the IRC-MBAHS. In addition, the IRC reviews research conducted by parties not affiliated with the Institute, but which uses MBAHS students, faculty or staff as research subjects.

 

INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW COMMITTEE BOARD MEMBER

 IRC-MBAHS has been formed comprising the following members effective from 19th September 2022.

 

S.N.

Name

Gender

Designation

Affiliated / Non-affiliated

Educational Background

1.

Ms. Indira Adhikari

Female

Chair

Affiliated

BN, Master degree in Nursing, Phd in Sociology (Running)

2

Ms. Sharmila Neupane

Female

Member

Non-Affiliated

MSc. Nursing, M.Ed., Hon’ble Member at Province Public Service Commission, Bagmati Province.

3

Mr. Namra Kumar Mahato

Male

Member

Affiliated

BPH, MPH, Lecturer

4

Mr. Sailendra Chaudhary

Male

Member

Affiliated

B. Pharmacy, MSc. Spectroscopy/Chemistry, Lecturer

5

Dr. Alina Karna

Female

Member

Affiliated

MBBS, MD Pathology, Lecturer

6

Mr. Mohan Dahal

Male

Member

Non-Affiliated

Corporate lawyer

7

Mr.Ashwin Karakheti

Male

Member

Affiliated

BPH, MPH, Lecturer

8

Mr. Binod Bidari

Male

Member

Non-Affiliated

Bachelor of Computer Application, Master in Business Studies, Ministry of Economic affairs and planning

 9

Dr. Roshan Kumar Chaudhary

Male

Member Secretary

Affiliated

BDS, Masters’ in Forensic Odontology, Research Coordinator/lecturer

 

                            SUBMIT APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF RESEARCH PROPOSAL (IRC), MBAHS

 

Instructions to Submit Application for Approval of Research Proposal, MBAHS

  • Download the application form from www.mbahs.edu.np
  • Fill the form completely. Please note that uncompleted form will not be processed further.
  • It is mandatory to submit the proposal electronically to mbahs-irc@mbahs.edu.np
  • Submit fully completed application form along with the required documents (listed below)

LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Personal covering letter addressing to Chairperson/Member Secretary of IRC-MBAHS.
  2. Curriculum Vitae of Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator and other team members in pdf format or Word format.
  3. Photos of Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator and other team members in jpg format.
  4. Scanned Signature of Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator and other team members in jpg format
  5. If the Principal Investigator is a non-Nepali citizen, one Principal/Co-Principal Investigator should be a Nepali citizen who is related to that research
  6. Data collection tools should be in Nepali and local language (if necessary) including interviews and Focused Group Discussion guideline, observation checklist, questionnaires etc.
  7. Consent form should be in Nepali and local language (if necessary)
  8. Conceptual framework, If applicable
  9. If the research study is to be conducted in a hospital/organization or institution a letter of acceptance from the related hospital/organization or institution should be provided
  10. The Proposal should have Institutional ethical clearance from his/her own country if submitted from academic and related institution
  11. List of abbreviations /acronyms
  12. References
  13. Agreement letter with donor, if it is a funded study.

 

Download Link  :   Application for Ethical Approval of Research Proposal

Contact:

Dr. Roshan Kumar Chaudhary
Member Secretary
IRC-MBAHS
Proposal Submission Email: mbahs-irc@mbahs.edu.np
Phone: 9855011865
Research Center, Kamane-8, Hetauda, Bagmati Province.