"The African continent offers many of the best conditions for conducting clinical trials. It has a diverse population of potential patients, and many have not been previously exposed to any kind of pharmaceutical drugs ... So it makes sense to run clinical trials for drugs that would treat diseases endemic to the developing world in the areas most affected by them," writes Swapan Kumar Patra for The Conversation.
Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation
The Conversation Africa, 4 June 2018
Clinical trials are the foundation of any new medicine. They allow scientists to test the efficacy and safety of a drug or therapy. Read more »
Health Ministry to Increase Clinical Trials
New Times, 20 April 2018
The Ministry of Health, through Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), is committed to expand the scope of evidence-based healthcare by conducting more clinical trials, officials have… Read more »
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