PHS-SRB is an independent review committee/board, constituted of medical and non-medical members, whose responsibility is to ensure the protection of the rights, safety and well-being of human subjects involved in a research study and to provide public assurance of that protection, by, among other things, reviewing and approving/providing favorable opinion on, the study, the suitability of the Investigator(s), and the methods and material to be used in obtaining and documenting informed consent of the study subjects. PHS-SRB operates as per the SOP that is in compliance with ICH-GCP and applicable regulatory requirements.

The PHS-SRB is multidisciplinary and multisectorial in composition including relevant qualification and scientific expertise, balanced age and gender distribution and a lay person, to ensure a comprehensive review of the research proposals submitted to it. The composition of PHS-SSRB is as follows:

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