Accredited Research Ethics Committees

as of June 19, 2019

 Total number of PHREB accredited REC - 85

46 - Level 3

23 - Level 2

16  - Level 1

 

PHREB LEVEL 3 ACCREDITED RECs

 

REGION

REC NAME

Date Accredited

Date of Accreditation Expiry Accreditation

CAR

Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center

 November 26, 2017  November 25, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
2

I

Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center - Ethics Review Committee
(on-going application)

November 25, 2014 November 25, 2017 Full three (3) years accreditation
3

III

Angeles University Foundation

 August 1, 2016  August 1, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation

IV-A

De La Salle Health Sciences Institute - Independent Ethics Committee 

 June 15, 2016  June 15, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
5

IV-A

Mary Mediatrix Medical Center Research - Ethics Review Committee

(on-going application)

 February 1, 2016  February 1, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
6

IV-A / NCR

St. Cabrini Medical Center - Asian Eye Institute Ethics Review Committee  

 March 7, 2018  March 7, 2021 Full three (3) years accreditation

NCR

Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center Ethics Review Board 

 March 17, 2016  March 17, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
8

NCR

Cardinal Santos Medical Center Research Ethics Review Committee (newly accredited) 

April 1, 2019

March 31, 2023

Full four (4) years accreditation

9

NCR

Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center Research Ethics Review Board

June 1, 2019  June 30, 2023 Full three (4) years accreditation
10

NCR

East Avenue Medical Center Institutional Review Board 

(on-going application) 

 March 3, 2016   March 3, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
11

NCR

Far Eastern University - Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Institutional Ethics Review Committee 

 November 9, 2017  November 8, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
12

NCR

Food and Nutrition Research Institute - Institutional Ethics Research Committee (on-going application) 

May 18, 2017 May 17, 2019 Two (2) years accreditation
13

NCR

Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center - Institutional Review Board 

 March 3, 2016   March 3, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
14

NCR

Lung Center of the Philippines - Institutional Ethics Review Board

 March 5, 2018  March 4, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
15

NCR

Makati Medical Center - Institutional Review Board

 March 14, 2017  March 14, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
16

NCR

Manila Central University Filemon D. Tanchoco Medical Foundation -  Institutional Review Board (on-going application) 

 March 7, 2016   March 7, 2019  Full three (3) years accreditation
17

NCR

Manila Doctors Hospital - Institutional Review Board 

 March 14, 2017  March 14, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
18

NCR

ManilaMed - Ethics Review Committee (Medical Center Manila)

July 23, 2018 July 22, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
19

NCR

National Children's Hospital - Institutional Review Board 

 April 1, 2019  March 31, 2023 Full four (4) years accreditation
20

NCR

National Kidney and Transplant Institute - Research Ethics Committee

 October 30, 2017 October 29, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
21

NCR

Peregrine Eye and Laser Institute - Institutional Review Board 

July 16, 2018 July 15, 2021 Full (3) years  accreditation
22

NCR

Philippine Children's Medical Center Institutional Review Board - Ethics Committee (on-going application) 

 May 4, 2016  May 4, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
23

NCR

Philippine Heart Center - Institutional Ethics Review Committee 

(on-going application)

 March 10, 2016   March 10, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
24

NCR

Quirino Memorial Medical Center - Hospital Ethics Committee 
(on-going application)

May 31, 2017 May 30, 2018 One (1) year provisional accreditation
25

NCR

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine - Institutional Review Board

May 21, 2018 May 20, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
26

NCR

San Juan de Dios Educational Foundation, Inc. - Hospital Institutional Review Board
(on-going application)

July 1, 2017 January 31, 2018 Six (6) months extended provisional accreditation
27

NCR

St. Luke's Medical Center - Institutional Ethics Review Committee 

(on-going application)

 March 4, 2016   March 4, 2019  Full three (3) years accreditation
28

NCR

The Medical City - Institutional Review Board 

(on-going application)

 March 3, 2016   March 3, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
29

NCR

University of Perpetual Help System - Institutional Ethics Review Board

June 01, 2018 May 31, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
30

NCR

University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc. Research Institute for Health Sciences

May 23, 2018 May 22, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
31

NCR

University of the Philippines Manila Research Ethics Board

 October 3, 2017  October 2, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
32

NCR

University of Santo Tomas Hospital – Institutional Review Board

(on-going application

 February 12, 2016  February 12, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
33

NCR

Veterans Memorial Medical Center  -  Institutional Review Board

 March 14, 2017  March 14, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
34

VI

West Visayas State University -  Unified Biomedical Research Ethics Review Committee 

 March 4, 2019  March 3, 2023 Full four (4) years accreditation
35

VI

Western Visayas Medical Center - Research Ethics Review Committee (on-going application

 March 11, 2016   March 11, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
36

VI

St. Paul's Hospital Iloilo - Institutional Review Board (on-going application

 August 9, 2017  August 8, 2019 Two (2) years accreditation
37

VI

Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital - Research Ethics Review Committee

 January 4, 2017 January 3, 2020 Full three (3) years accreditation
38

VII

Cebu Doctor's University Hospital - Research Ethics Committee (on-going application) 

 March 16, 2017  March 15, 2019 Two (2) years accreditation
39

VII

Chong Hua Hospital - Institutional Review Board

September 24, 2018 September 23, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
40

VII

Perpetual Succour Hospital - Institutional Ethics Review Board 

(on-going application)

 February 26, 2016 February 26, 2019 Full three (3) years accreditation
41

XI

Davao Doctors Hospital - Institutional Review Board

July 11, 2018 July 10, 2022 Full four (4) years accreditation
42 

XI

DOH Region XI Cluster - Ethics Review Committee

 March 14, 2017  March 14, 2021 Full four (4) years accreditation
43 XI

San Pedro Hospital - Institutional Ethics Review Committee

June 1, 2019 June 30, 2022 Full three (3) years accreditation
44 XI Metro Davao Medical and Research Center Inc. - Anda Riverview Medical Center Inc. Cluster Research Ethics Review Committee  July 11, 2018 July 10, 2019 Provisional one (1) year accreditation
45

V

Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital - Institutional Review Board 

June 01, 2019 May 31, 2022 Full three (3) years accreditation
46 NCR San Lazaro Hospital - Research Ethics Review Unit June 01, 2019 June 30, 2022 Full three (3) years accreditation

 

PHREB LEVEL 2 ACCREDITED RECs

 

REGION

REC NAME

Date Accredited

Date of Accreditation Expiry

Accreditation
1

NCR

National Ethics Committee (newly accredited)

 March 13, 2019 March 12, 2021 Two (2) year accreditation
2

NCR

Our Lady of Fatima University - Institutional Ethics Review Committee
(newly accredited)

May 24, 2019

June 30, 2021

Two (2) year accreditation
3

NCR

University of Santo Tomas College of Rehabilitation Sciences - Ethics Review Committee (on-going application)

March 16, 2017

March 15, 2019

Two (2) years extended accreditation
4

NCR

University of Santo Tomas Graduate School - Ethics Review Committee 

August 9, 2017

August 8, 2019

Two (2) years extended accreditation
5

NCR

Ateneo de Manila University -  Research Ethics Committee

June 25, 2018

June 24, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation extension
6

NCR

De La Salle University - Research Ethics Committee  

October 26, 2017

October 25, 2020

Full three (3) years accreditation
7

II

Cagayan Valley Medical Center Research Ethics Review Committee

March 12, 2019

March 11, 2021

Full two (2) year accreditation
8

II

Veteran's Regional Hospital Institutional Review Board

September 13, 2018

September 12, 2020

Two (2) years extended accreditation
9

IVA

Batangas Medical Center Research Ethics Review Committee 

September 15, 2017

September 14, 2019

Two (2) years extended accreditation
10

VIII

Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium Ethics Review Committee

August 1, 2016

July 31, 2019

Full three (3) years accreditation
11

IX

Western Mindanao State University - Research Ethics Oversight Committee 

July 7, 2018

July 6, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation extension
12

IX

Zamboanga City Medical Center - Ethics Review Board 

July 17, 2017

July 16, 2019

Two (2) years extended accreditation
13

XI

Davao Medical School Foundation - Hospital Ethics Committee 

December 11, 2017

December 10, 2019

Two (2) years accreditation
 14  NCR

Tropical Disease Foundation - Institutional Review Board

March 2, 2018

March 1, 2020

Two (2) years extended accreditation
15 XI

University of Immaculate Conception - Research Ethics Committee

March 16, 2018

July 09, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation with three (3) months extension
16 VII

Velez College Ethics Review Committee (newly accredited)

May 24, 2019

June 30, 2021

Two (2) year accreditation
17 VIII

Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center Institutional Ethics Review Committee 

August 12, 2016

August 11, 2019

Full three (3) years accreditation
18 VII

Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center Research Ethics Committee 

April 27, 2018

April 26, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation
19 VII

University of the Visayas Institutional Review Board 

June 4, 2018

June 3, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation
20 NCR

Mary Johnston Hospital Ethics Review Committee 

August 23, 2018

August 22, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation
21 XI

Davao Regional Medical Center Research Ethics Committee (newly accredited)

January 14, 2019

July 13, 2019

Six (6) month provisional accreditation
22  XI

University of Mindanao Ethics Review Committee (newly accredited)

 January 30, 2019   July 29, 2019   Six (6) month provisional accreditation
23 VI

Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital - Research Ethics Review Committee 

(on-going application)

 February 26. 2016 February 26, 2019  Full three (3) years accreditation

 

PHREB LEVEL 1 ACCREDITED REC

 

REGION

REC NAME

Date Accredited

Date of Accreditation Expiry

Accreditation

1

NCR

Adamson University - University Ethics Research Committee 

July 1, 2017

July 3, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

2

CAR

Cordillera Regional Health Research and Development Consortium - Ethics Review Committee 

May 30, 2017

May 29, 2020

Full three (3) years accreditation

3

III

Central Luzon Health Research and Development Consortium - Ethics Review Committee

May 30, 2017

May 29, 2020

Full three (3) years accreditation

4

III

Tarlac State University - Research Ethics Review Committee 

July 16, 2018

July 15, 2020

Full two (2) years accreditation

5

IV-A

De La Salle University Dasmariñas - Ethics Review Committee

June 6, 2018

June 6, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

6

VI

University of San Agustin - Research Ethics Review Committee 

October 11, 2017

October 10, 2019

Two (2) years extended accreditation

7

IX

Ateneo de Zamboanga University -  Ethics Review Committee 

September 1, 2017

August 31, 2018

One (1) year provisional accreditation

8

XI

Regional Health Research and Development Consortium XI - Ethics Review Committee 

October 08, 2018

October 07, 2020

Full two (2) years accreditation

9

III

Bataan Peninsula State University -  Peninsulares Research Ethics Committee

March 8, 2018

March 7, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

10

III

Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology - University Research Ethics Committee

April 19, 2018

April 18, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

11

III

Holy Angel University - Institutional Review Board

May 21, 2018

June 1, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

12

I

Region I Health Research and Development Consortium
- Ethics Review Committee

June 15, 2018

June 14, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

13

XII

Cotabato Regional and Medical Center - Research Ethics Committee 

September 24, 2018

September 23, 2019

One (1) year provisional accreditation

14

XI

Brokenshire College Research Ethics Committee (newly accredited)

February 1, 2019

July 31, 2019

Six (6) month provisional accreditation

15

 NCR St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine-WHQM Research Ethics Committee  (newly accredited) March 12, 2019   March 11, 2021 Full (2) Years Accreditation 

16

XIII Caraga Health Research And Development Consortium - Ethics Review Committee (ERC) May 07, 2019 May 31, 2021 Full (2) Years Accreditation

 

SUMMARY per Region:sa

Level 3

CAR

1

Region I

1

Region III

1

Region IV-A

3

Region V

1

NCR

28

Region VI

4

Region VII

3

Region XI

4

 

Level 2

NCR

8

Region II

2

Region IVA

1

Region VII

4

Region VIII

2

Region IX

2

Region XI

5

 

Level 1

NCR

2

CAR

1

Region I

1

Region III

5

Region IV-A

1

Region VI

1

Region IX

1

Region XI

2

Region XII

1

 

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