AIIMS, Bibinagar is one of the apex healthcare institutes established in 2019 by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India under the PMSSY with a mission to establish a Centre of excellence in medical education and training and to provide a high-quality community and patient-focused health care that is readily accessible, cost effective and meets the needs of the communities and offer scientific research opportunities.
Bio medical research/Clinical trials involves a number of ethical issues that need to be addressed. The Institutional Human Ethics Committee (IHEC)/IEC plays an important role in guiding researchers in the ethical aspects associated with the biomedical research. Apart from ethical issues, IEC will also review the research proposals for the scientific relevance and risk involved in research. IEC functions as per the ICMR National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical and Health Research involving Human Participant-2017 (ICMR National Ethical Guidelines) and New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules 2019.