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Aug 31

Ethical Guidance for Research among People with Cognitive Impairment

The “Ethical Guidance for Research among People with Cognitive Impairment” has been issued by the National Health Research Ethics Committee. The document contains guidelines on how to the conduct ethical review of research involving persons with cognitive impairment in Nigeria. These are largely persons that may be unable to give informed consent for their participation in research due to their impairment. This includes persons such as those with mental disability (schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, etc.) and those with neurological disorders (Parkinson’s Disease, Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, etc.) among others. Click here to read the document