Capacity Building

The centre has more than 20 years’ experience in Clinical Trials. We offer clinical trial opportunities to patients from previously disadvantaged backgrounds who lack the resources to obtain basic medical services. We also maintain a long-term follow up plan for patients, irrespective of their participation in clinical trials.

  • 100 % of site staff are from previously disadvantaged backgrounds
  • 83 % of site staff are female
  • 83 % of site staff had no previous clinical trial experience
  • Training and experience directly provided to 5 study nurses, 6 study, coordinators, 4 doctors and 3 students, who are not members of staff
  • Assisted with the establishment of new research centres in Durban, Welkom and Sandton and indirectly trained 10 investigators, 6 study coordinators, 2 study nurses and 1 pharmacist
  • Conducted training session on SOP development at SACRA – 2nd Annual Clinical Trial Conference (2008)
  • Nominated for South African Clinical Trial Site of the Year (SACRA) – 2011
  • Nominated for International Site of the Year (SCRS) – 2018