SAMAD IVF HOSPITAL
WE MAKE LIFE®
We Treat Infertility Since 1989 using Clean Laboratory Protocol (CLP)
since 1989

Main Hospital

V. V. Road, Pattoor,
Thiruvananthapuram, 695035. Kerala, S.India.
Phone: +91-471-2451926 / 2474203

Institutional Ethics Committee

As per ICMR guidelines Institute Ethics Committee is formed in Samad Hospital on 2007. Invitees were selected with the intention of including them in IEC subject to their willingness on 26.07.2007. All the members accepted the invitation and consented to be in the IEC. Accordingly the meeting decided to form an Institute Ethics Committee under the chairmanship of Adv. Muraleedharan Nair, Vanchiyoor, Trivandrum along with Dr. G Raghavan Pillai,Prof. College of Agriculture (Retd.), Tvm, Mr. K Pratapachandran, Educator & social/NGO workup and Dr. Girija Leela, Prof. of Gynecology (Retd.), Medical college, Tvm. were proposed as members from outside the institution. Dr K G M Pillai, Managing Director was retained as member secretary from the hospital. Dr. V Mohanan Nair, Principal, KSIHW & Fogarty International Fellow in Bioethics agreed to provide all technical support for IEC and agreed to be a special invitee in the meeting.

 

On 2008 following list of projects got approved.

1. Research Projects engaged with other institutions

a) Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Trivandurm – embryo, Polycystic ovarian disease , Semen samples.

b) Sree Chitra Tirunal Istitute of Medical Science& Technology. (Biomedical wing), Poojappura, Trivandrum - Liver cells, Fetal Umbilical cord

2. Approval of ART treatment by Samad IVF Hospitals. All treatment mentioned in the ICMR guidelines/presentation of present consent  forms  at Samad hospital and model ICMR consent forms.

3. Telemedicine practice - ISRO national Network practice & Samad Private network practice / GOI guidelines available

4. Holistic medicine/AYUSH/Ayurveda for infertility management

5. Medical Tourism (Foreign nationals as patients)

6. PC/PNDT Act Human genetics clinic/lab/counselling practice.

7. National Accreditation Board for Hospital (NABH) requirement.

On 08.05.2010 Dr. Rajalakshmi, Prof. Gyneacology, Pushpagiri Medical College, Thiruvalla and Smt. Santhamma, Social worker, Sreepadam, Manachamkuzhi, Kazhavur, Trivandrum being substituted in the IEC in place of Dr. Girija Leela and Sri. K. Prathapachandran who have joined the hospital and are associated with the day to day functioning of the hospital