Institutional Review Committee (IRC) of SGNHC

Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre (SGNHC) in its quest for further development as an academic institute encourages researches within and outside the centre. In order to make the research work more systematic and ethical, Institutional Review Committee (IRC) of SGNHC was established on 27 September 2015 (10.Asoj.2072). All the research activities conducted at our centre are to be done within the norms and regulations of Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), which is a larger body and looks after research activities at the national level. IRC was accredited by NHRC on 16th March, 2016.


IRC of SGNHC aims to facilitate the health researches in our centre. Since its establishment it has been working in developing a research culture in the health sector. In the present context, health sector in Nepal requires high quality researches that could significantly contribute to formulate policies, programmes and their effective implementation. Despites many constraints and challenges, the IRC has been able to prioritize the health research needs and strengthen health research system in our centre.


To ensure that all studies conducted within SGNHC are done in ethical manner.

To ensure consistency in the supervision and monitoring of health researches.

To protect rights of humans and animals involved in the research.

To regulate and monitor publication of research work in SGNHC


Room No.: 143, 2nd Floor, Academic Block, Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal​


977 – 1 – 4371322 / 4370622 /
4371374 (Ext.: 620)

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Announcement of the SGNHC Grant 2023

It is our pleasure to announce that the SGNHC Research fund for the year 2023 is open for submission. Only the online submission will be processed for the fund consideration. The online submission can be done using the START YOUR APPLICATION under the heading “RESEARCH PROPOSAL “on the homepage of the website

SGNHC Research Unit / Institutional Review Committee is going to award the best 3 proposals, 1 case report and 1 original article...