Research policy


Advisory Committee on Health Research

The ACHR is an advisory body with a consultative mandate to support WHO in carrying out its constitutional role of promoting and coordinating research relating to international health work.

Ethics Review Committee

The WHO Research Ethics Review Committee (ERC) provides an ethical review of all research that involves human participants and that is either funded or supported by WHO.

Guidelines Review Committee

The Guidelines Review Committee (GRC) was established to develop and implement procedures for guideline development that ensure that WHO guidelines are consistent with internationally accepted best practices, including the appropriate use of evidence.