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The Global Health Network's dedicated Regional Faculty programmes build the capacity for clinical research across the world, by ascertaining the gaps in capacity and working out how these can be filled with the support of the network's web platforms, international community of experts, and dedicated operational team. Any keen researchers can initiate faculties, and groups around the world have already run numerous workshops and events, created guidance documents, shared templates, experience, mentored other staff, and assisted in creating a global network of experts ready to run pragmatic and high-quality research studies.

To highlight the types of activities run by these innovative groups, and how those can raise the capacity for research, dedicated faculty leaders Glory Oluwagbenga Ogunfowokun (Nigeria) and Jackeline Alger (Honduras) have created these video interviews:


Researchers involved in the regional faculties take part in the following schemes:

  • Journal clubs
  • Blended Learning programmes
  • Workshops and Conferences
  • Creating guidance articles 
  • Webinars
  • Sharing clinical research templates
  • Mentoring/twinning programmes
  • Assisting other sites by sharing training/expertise
  • Creating local networks of excellence 
  • Sharing news, events, job opportunities and so on
  • Working with local ethics committees and IRBs
  • Supporting new research groups in running their first studies
  • Sharing monitors between sites

If you'd be interested in getting involved, read more here and email