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FERCAP & AAHRPP Accreditation IRBs in Asia Countries

Update:2021/06/09

  • Country

    AAHRPP

    FERCAP

    Total

  • Taiwan

    12

    24

    36

  • South Korea

    8

    31

    39

  • China

    6

    82

    88

  • Philippines

    0

    32

    32

  • Thailand

    1

    30

    31

  • India

    3

    17

    20

  • Malaysia

    0

    4

    4

JCI ( Joint Commission International Accreditation)

JCI accreditation is the gold standard in the global health care system. A health care organization that has met JCI’s exacting standards will receive the Gold Seal of Approval® accreditation.

Update:2022/2/15

List of health care organizations received JCI Gold Seal of Approval ® in Taiwan:
  • Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
  • Taipei Medical University Hospital
  • Taiwan Adventist Hospital
  • Universal Eye Center
  • Taipei Harvard Health Checkup Center and Clinic

SIDCER-FERCAP Recognized ECs/IRBs

FERCAP stands for the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in the Asian and Western Pacific Region. It is a project of the World Health Organization (WHO) Special Training and Research Programmed in Tropical Diseases (TDR) and it is a regional forum under the umbrella of the Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER).

Update:2021/06/09

List of 24 Taiwan SIDCER-FERCAP recognized ECs/IRBs

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ECs/IRBs Name

Year of Recognition

1.

Taichung Veterans General Hospital (TCVGH) Institutional Review Board [Taichung]

2007 - 2018

2.

Institutional Review Board of Taipei Veterans General Hospital [Taipei]

2006 - 2017

3.

Research Ethics Review Committee of Far Eastern Memorial Hospital [Taipei]

2010 - 2017

4.

China Medical University Hospital Institutional Review Board [Taichung]

2009 - 2012

5.

Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Institutional Review Board [Taichung]

2007 - 2014

6.

Institutional Review Board, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center [Taipei]

2006 - 2017

7.

Taipei City Hospital Institutional Review Board [Taipei]

2011 - 2018

8.

Medical Research Ethics Foundation Joint Institutional Review Board [Taipei]

2005 - 2015

9.

Institutional Review Board on Biomedical Science Research (IRB-BM), Academia Sinica [Taipei]

2009 - 2016

10.

Cathay General Hospital Institutional Review Board [Taipei]

2008 - 2015

11.

Chi-Mei Medical Center Institutional Review Board of Human Study Committee [Tainan]

2007 - 2010

12.

Kaohsiung Kai-Suan Psychiatric Hospital Institutional Review Board [Kaohsiung]

2011

13.

Changhua Christian Hospital Institutional Review Board [Changhua]

2005 - 2016

14.

Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital (SKH) Institutional Review Board [Taipei]

2009 - 2016

15.

Research Ethics Committee of Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Tzu Chi Medical Foundation [Hualien]

2008 - 2015

16.

National Cheng Kung University Hospital (NCKUH) Human Experiment and Ethics Committee [Tainan]

2007 - 2010

17.

Fu Jen Catholic University Institutional Review Board [Taipei]

2015

18.

National Taiwan University Hospital Research Ethics Committee (NTUH REC) [Taipei]

2006 - 2009

19.

Institutional Review Board, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation [Taipei]

2009 - 2017

20.

Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital Institutional Review Board [Kaohsiung]

2008 - 2011

21.

Kaohsiung Medical University, Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital Institutional Review Board [Kaohsiung]

2007 - 2010

22.

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) Institutional Review Board [Taoyuan]

2006 - 2009

23.

Taipei Medical University-Joint Institutional Review Board (TMU-JIRB) [Taipei]

2010

24.

MacKay Memorial Hospital Institutional Review Board [Taipei]

2008 - 2015

AAHRPP ACCREDITED ORGANIZATIONS

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) is a non-profit accrediting body that promotes ethical research through processes that help organizations to evaluate and strengthen their human research protection programs.

Update:2021/06/09

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Organization Name

Initial Accredited Year

1.

National Taiwan University Hospital

2012

2.

Taipei Medical University Hospital

2014

3.

China Medical University Hospital

2014

4.

Changhua Christian Hospital

2015

5.

Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital Ministry of Health and Welfare

2015

6.

Taipei Municipal Wanfang Hospital Taipei Medical University

2015

7.

Chang Gung Medical Foundation

2017

8.

Chi Mei Medical Center

2017

9.

Taipei Veterans General Hospital

2017

10.

Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital

2018

11.

National Cheng Kung University Hospital

2019

12.

Taichung Veterans General Hospital

2020