UCT Researchers who plan to conduct health research as defined broadly in South African law must seek and obtain the prior approval of the Health Research Ethics Committee (HREC), which is the registered ethics committee qualified to review and approve such research. Forms, instructions, and standard operating procedures are available at the HREC page on the Research tab of the Faculty of Health Sciences website: http://www.health.uct.ac.za/fhs/research/humanethics/about