Federal-Wide Assurance (FWA)

What is Federal-Wide Assurance (FWA)?

Federal-Wide Assurance (FWA) meaning The Federal-Wide Assurance is the only type of new assurance of compliance accepted and approved by OHRP for institutions engagedin non-exempt human subjects research conducted or supported by HHS. Under a FWA, an institution commits to HHS that it will comply with the requirements set forth in 45 CFR 46, as well as the terms of assurance.

 

reference: Glossary of NIH Terms

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