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The REC is guided in its work by the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki (1964) last updated in 2013, the Belmont Report of 1979, the WHO Standards and Operational Guidance for Ethics Review 2011, the International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects prepared by the CIOREC STAFF in collaboration with WHO, as well as the guidelines published by PHREB (Philippine Health Research Ethics Board). According to these guidelines, all research involving human subjects should be carried out in accordance with the fundamental ethical principles of respect, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice.