The Ethical Review Board (ERB) cannot possibly review and monitor all research being conducted in the country. Thus, the ERB has delegated its power to Institutional Review Committees (IRCs) established at health care facilities, academic institutions and research institutions throughout Nepal.

Every IRC team is multidisciplinary, having at least one female member and one external member not affiliated with the institution. IRCs hold regular meetings and submit semiannual progress reports to the NHRC. The NHRC has developed guidelines for the Institutional Review Committees for health research in Nepal. The guidelines regulate the conduct and define the operating procedures of the IRCs. An IRC is authorized to provide ethics clearance to research proposals from researchers from within the institution associated with a specific IRC, but are not authorized to provide approval to the following research proposals:

  • Research proposed intended for studies at the national or international level
  • Externally sponsored/funded research (the term “externally” indicates not only outside of the country but also outside of the particular health care facility or institution)
  • Clinical trials involving human and/or animal participants

 

 

These IRCs are approved by national ERB of NHRC.

SNOrgnizationAddressContact PersonPhoneEmail AddressWeb Address
1Annapurna Neurological Institute & Allied ScienceMaitighar , KathmanduDr.Pravesh Raj Bhandari,
Dr. Shrad Hari Gajuryal
9841282689
parveshrajbhandari@hotmail.com
http://www.annapurnahospital.com.np
2B & B HospitalGwarkhu, LalitpurDr. Nagmani Singh, Mr. Purna Chandra Pradhan9809142900
vayu_79@yahoo.com
http://www.bbhospital.com.np/
3Bharatpur HospitalBharatpur, ChitwanDr. Mani Prasad Gautam,
Dr. Kalyan Sapkota
1520111
manigautam@hotmail.com
http://www.bharatpurhospital.gov.np
4Birat Medical College & Teaching Hospital Biratnagar, MorangDr. Hem Sagar Rimal, Dr. Surya B. Parajuli021-460736
drnabaraj@yahoo.com
http://www.biratmedicalcollege.com
5BP Koirala Institute of Health SciencesDharan, SunsariDr. Basudha Khanal, Dr. Bishnu Pokharel025-525555
irc@bpkihs.edu
http://www.bpkihs.edu
6Biratnagar Eye HospitalBiratnagar, MorangDr. Rakshya Panta, Mr. Afaque Anwar021-436360
beh@erec-p.org
http://www.erec-p.org
7Chitwan School of Medical Science ChitwanDr. Gopendra Prasad Deo,
Assoc. Prof. Raj Kumar Mehata
056-532933
irc.secretary@cmc.edu.np
http://www.cmsnepal.edu.np
8College of Medical Science and Teaching HospitalRanigaon, BhairahawaDr. Mahadev Ghimire, Dr. Kushal Bhattarai9804485207
comsthirc@gmail.com
http://www.cmsnepal.edu.np
9Devdaha Medical College and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd.RupandehiProf. Dr. Prakash Chandra Mahajan,
Dr. Tika Ram Ghimire
071-403003
info@dmcri.edu.np
http://www.dmcri.edu.np
10Institute of MedicineMaharajgunj, KathmanduProf. Dr. Mohan Raj Sharma,
Prof. Dr. Yogendra P Singh
4412040
iomdean@iom.edu.np
http://www.iom.edu.np
11Kanti Children HospitalMaharajgunj, KathmanduDr. Prakash Joshi,
Associate Prof. Dr. Ram Hari Chapagain
4413398
kantich@mail.com.np
http://www.kantichildrenhospital.gov.np
12Kanti Dental College Teching Hospital and Research CentreBasundhara, KathmanduProf. Dr. Praveen Mishra,
Dr. Sujita Shrestha
4385910
kdchktm@gmail.com
http://www.kantipurdental.edu.np
13Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital (KMCTH)Sinamangal, KathmanduProf. Dr. Sunil Kumar Joshi,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deepak Regmi
4469064
drsunilkj@gmail.com
http://www.kmc.edu.np
14Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUMS)Dhulikhel, KavreDr. Dipak Shrestha,
Dr. Rajeev Shrestha
490497
irc@kusms.edu.np
http://www.phectnepal.org/
15Karnali Academy of Health ScienceMahalaxmisthan Chowk, LalitpurAss. Prof. Dr. Binod Aryal,
Asst. Professor Dr. Poojan K Rokaya
087-520355
info@kahs.edu.np
http://www.kistmcth.edu.np/
16KIST Medical College and Teaching HospitalGwarkhu, KathmanduDr. Nisha Jha,
Dr. Neeti Singh
5201682
info@kistmcth.edu.np
Not Available
17Lumbini Medical College and Teaching HospitalParvas, Palpa Dr. Ruban Raj Joshi,
Dr. Samata Nepal
075-411201
irclmcth@gmail.com
http://kantichildrenhospital.gov.np/
18Manipal Medical College of Medical SciencesPokhara ,NepalProf. Dr. V.M. Alukar,
Associate Prof. Dr Krishana Prasad Koirala
61-537766
mcoms@manipal.edu.np
http://www.naihs.edu.np/
19Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences (MMIHS)Nakhkhu, LalitpurProf. Dr. Dharm Prasad Khanal,
Prof. Dr. Sujan Babu Marahatta
01 4030781
irc@mmihs.edu.np
https://www.manipal.edu.np/mcoms.html
20National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)Bir Hospital, KathmanduProf. Aarati Shah,
Prof. Rajani Hada
01-4230710
aaratishah647@yahoo.com
http://www.nobelmedicalcollege.com.np/
21National Ayurveda Research and Training CenterKritipur, KathmanduDr. Sarita Shrestha,
Dr. Siddhartha Kumar Thakur
14336254
irc.nartc@gmail.com
https://www.sgnhc.org.np/
22National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences Pvt. Ltd.Bansbari, KathmanduDr. Dinesh Nath Gongal,
Dr. Rachana Nakarmi
o1 -4373850
national@neuro.org.np
Not Available
23Nepal Medical CollegeJorpati, KathmanduDr. Md Parwez Ahmad,
Dr. Tripati Pal Raman
51-417320
nmcbir@atcnet.com.np
http://lmc.edu.np/
24Nepal Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS)Sanobharyang, KathmanduProf. Dr. Lochana Shrestha,
Asso. Prof. Dr. Sunil Dhungel
01-4881259
ircnaich@naihs.edu.np
http://kantipurdental.edu.np/
25Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Center Pvt. LtdLalitpurDr. Hari Prasad Dhakal,
Dr. Anju Shrestha
01-5251312
contact@nch.com.np
http://pu.edu.np/university/pokhara-university-research-center/
26Nepal Medical CollegeJorpati, KathmanduDr. Shekhar Babu Rizyal,
Prof. Shiba Kumar Rai
4911008
nmcrc@nmcth.edu
Not Available
27Nepal Netra Jyoti SangTripureswor, KathmanduProf. Dr. Chetraj Pant, Prof. Dr. Ghanshyam Bhattarai01-4261921
kath@nnjs.wlink.com.np
Not Available
28Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMTH)Kohalpur, BankeProf. S.M. Mishra,
Dr. Anup Sharma
081-540409
principal_kth@yahoo.com
Not Available
29Nobel CollegeSinamangal, KathmanduProf. Ramjee Pathak,
Anil Khadka
01-4110525
info@nobelcollege.edu.np
Not Available
30Nobel Medical College Teaching HospitalBiratnagar, MorangDr. Ramhari Ghimire,
Dr. Sanzida Khatun
21-460736
ksanzida12@gmail.com
Nor Available
31Paropakar Maternity and Women's HospitalThapathali, KathmanduDr. Krarishma Malla Vaidya,
Dr. Rijuta Joshi
01-4253276
irc.mtyhosp@gmail.com
Not Available
32Patan Academy of Health Science (PAHS)LalitpurDr. Neelam Adhikari,
Dr. Jay N Shah
01-5545112
pahs@pahs.edu.np
http://www.nch.com.np/
33Pokhara University Research CenterLekhnath Marg, KaskiProf. Bishnu Raj Tiwari,
Associate Prof. Gulam Muhammad Khan
061-504046
info@pu.edu.np
http://www.annapurnahospital.com.np
34Public Health Concern Trust (Phect-Nepal)Pradarshani Marg, KathmanduProf. Dr. Ganesh Dangal,
Dr. Basant Maharjan
4222450
admin@phectnepal.org
Not Avaible
35Shahid Gangalal National Heart CentreBansbari, KathmanduDr. Sujeeb Rajbhandari,
Dr. Chandramani Adhikari
01-4371322
sgnhc@sgnhc.org.np
http://www.biratmedicalcollege.com
36Scheer Memorial Adventist Hospital Banepa, KavreDr. Tara Jung Gurung,
Ms. Partima Manandhar
663581
irc.smah@gmail.com
http://www.scheermemorialhospital.org
37Shree Medical and Technical CollegeChitwanDr. Rajani Shah,
Mr. Hari Prasad Sapkota
56-440064
smtc.irc@gmail.com
Not Available
38Shigan Health Foundation Narayan Gopal ChowkDr. Ram Deo Prasad Shah,
Dr. Junu Richhinbung
01-4374690
shigansicostnepal98@gmail.com
http://www.cmsnepal.edu.np
39Shree Ran Ambika Shah Eye Hospital, Lumbini Eye InstituteRupandehiAssoc. Prof. Dr. Gyanendra Lamichhane,
Ms Sarawati Khadka Thapa
71-520265
info@lei.org.np
http://www.shreemedical.edu.np
40Stupa Health Care Center Coperation Ltd (SHCC)Boudha, TusalProf. Gita Pandey,
Ass. Prof. Rupa Thapa
4917557
stupa@stupahealth.org.np
41Tilganga Institute of Opthalmology (TIO)Gaushala, KathmanduDr. Suman S Thapa, Dr. Mohan K Shrestha01-4493684
manish.poudel@tilganga.org
42Universal College of Medical SciencesBhairahawaDr. Kailash Chandra,
Ms. Rita Khanal
071-524812
ucmsirc@gmail.com
43Civil Service HospitalNew-BaneshwarProf. Dr. Dinesh Lamsal
Dr. Bikal Chandra Shakya
01-4107000info@civilservicehospital.orgwww.civilservicehospital.org
44Central Institute of Science and TechnologyKathmanduDr. Shiba Bahadur Karkee
Isha Karmacharya
01-4485307info@cist.edu.npNot Available
45Institute of Science and TechnologyProf. Dr. Ram NArayan Jha
Ass. Prof. Dr. Megha Raj Banjara
01-4330844deaniost7@gmail.comwww.tuiost.edu.np
46Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research CenterKaskiDr. Prakash Baral
Dr. Nuwadatta Subedi
061-207130www.gmc.edu.np
47Purbanchal University College of Medical and Allied SciencesMorangDr. Binita Kumari Poudel
Dr. Prasanna Dahal
021-425009pucmasirc@purbuniv.edu.npwww.pucmas.purbuniv.edu.np