There are three models that can be used for communication and collaboration between CANREC members involved in evaluating research proposals that span their various jurisdictions.
For these models to function effectively the following should be taken into consideration:
Review by Several RECs/IRBs
Review Delegated to an External or Multi-institutional REC/IRB
Reciprocal REC/IRB Review
ISSUES TO CONSIDER:
COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION UNDER EMERGENCY CONDITIONS
Aarons, D. Research in epidemic and emergency situations: A model for collaboration and expediting ethics review in two Caribbean countries. Developing World Bioethics, 2017