AHRI Conducted training on good clinical and laboratory practices (GCLP) and clinical trials

AHRI conducted a one week training on good clinical and laboratory practices (GCLP) and clinical trials.  A total of 24 junior and senior researchers working in different departments of the Traditional and Modern Medicine Research Directorate of the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) participated on the training. Topics of the training involved concepts on principles of GCLP and its implementation in biomedical research, the need for public health research, principles of biosafety, fundamental principles of research ethics, conflict of interest and management, research misconduct, different phases of clinical trials, bridging studies from pre-clinical to clinical trials, the roles and responsibilities of major stakeholders in the conduct of clinical trials, clinical trial designs, statistical assumptions and considerations in clinical trials and clinical trial protocol development. The training was facilitated and organized by AHRI with different expertise based in the Institute and other institutions.