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ECOS Launch Support for NHG



These are the current available ECOS User Guides intended for NHG Staff. Do check back here regularly for updates and new additions.


For ECOS Institution & Department Representatives


For ECOS Users


  • ECOS General Functions
    This guidebook provides a general overview of the ECOS system as well as orientates the User to the ECOS interface. It also provides information on first-time ECOS User Account creation and login (Last updated: 7 May 2024)
  • Minimum Training Module
    This guidebook will show ECOS Users how to access the Minimum Training Module to upload their training certificates into their User Profile. (Last updated: 7 May 2024)
  • Financial Conflict of Interest Module
    This guidebook introduces the Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Module and shows how Users can submit their FCOI Declarations as well as responding to queries from the FCOI Secretariat. (Last updated: 7 May 2024)

Ethics Submission

  • Institutional Review Board Module
    This Guidebook provides an overview and user-orientation to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Module. It explains the IRB submission process for new Study Submissions and for the various reporting Forms for approved active studies. (Last updated 9 May 2024)
  • IRB Application Form
    This guidebook provides a listing of all the Sections and Questions in the IRB Application Form for reference so that researchers can draft their IRB Application Form. (Last updated: 1 March 2024)

Research Activity Management

  • Clinical Research Management System Module
    This guidebook introduces the new ECOS Clinical Research Management System (CRMS) module which researchers can use to record, track and manage their respective clinical research projects and activities. (Last updated: 7 May 2024)






ECOS User Guides:  (Both NHG-Intranet & Internet accessible)