Welcome to the FPD Research Ethics Committee (FPD-REC).

The main aim of the FPD-REC is to promote the conduct of ethical research in FPD. In particular to safeguard the dignity, rights, safety, and well-being of all actual or potential research participants and communities, while taking into account the interests and needs of researchers and the integrity of FPD.

The FPD-REC operates in terms of the National Health Act (2003), and the National Health Research Ethics Council. The FPD-REC is accredited by the National Health Research Ethics Council of the South African Department of Health under registration number REC-120208-018.