Health and Community Services
November 29, 2019

Government Holding Consultations for Review of the Health Research Ethics Authority Act

Members of the research community are invited to share opinions on how the Department of Health and Community Services can improve the Health Research Ethics Authority Act.

The Act provides the Health Research Ethics Authority with a mandate to ensure that health research involving human subjects in Newfoundland and Labrador is conducted in an ethical manner.

Those who wish to provide input can visit: www.engagenl.ca external link. The questionnaire will be available until Friday, December 13, 2019. 

Questions regarding the consultation or those unable to complete the online questionnaire may request an alternate format by calling: 709-729-4084.

Written submissions may also be sent through regular mail to the address below:

HREA Legislation
c/o Department of Health and Community Services
P.O. Box 8700
1st Floor, West Block
Confederation Building
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4J6

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“We are committed to finding ways to improve the Health Research Ethics Authority Act to better support the Health Research Ethics Authority and Health Research Ethics Board in achieving their mandates. I encourage all members of the research community to participate in the consultation and I welcome their perspectives. The questionnaire only takes about 10 minutes to complete.”
Honourable John Haggie
Minister of Health and Community Services

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Learn more
Health Research Ethics Authority Act external link

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Media contact
Kathy Dicks-Peyton
Health and Community Services
709-729-6986, 709-699-1982
kathydickspeyton@gov.nl.ca

2019 11 29                              2:30 p.m.