The UCT Collaborating Centre for Optimising Antimalarial Therapy (CCOAT)

CCOAT, within the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at UCT (coordinators of this South Africa Global Health Trials website), has developed videos for participants explaining the realities of taking part in a healthy volunteer trial

Cochrane South Africa

Cochrane South Africa (SA) is part of the global, independent Cochrane network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers and people interested in health. Hosted by the South African Medical Research Council, Cochrane is a non-profit organisation that prepares and disseminates information (in the form of reviews) on what works and what doesn’t in health care. These reviews enable policy makers, health service providers and the public to make informed decisions about health care.

FUNDISA Academy of Medicines Development

Fundisa organises strategic workshops on New Developments in Drug Regulation, together with SAHPRA and the National Department of Health. International and local experts from government, regulatory agencies, industry and other institutions present and discuss recent developments. These workshops provide an excellent opportunity to learn and exchange ideas and to network with colleagues.The Clinical Investigator Certificate (CLIC) Course offers capacity building in planning and management of clinical trials, based on the PharmaTrain syllabus.


Training providers (please contact us to feature your organisation)

CREDE (Clinical Research Education and Development)

CREDE (Clinical Research, Education, and Development) is an independent organization that provides GCP and other clinical research training, education and development. We are focused on the clinical research environment in South Africa and the rest of Africa. Our training sessions are unique because they are fun, customized, topical, and accredited.

ACRO (African Clinical Research Organisation)

ACRO is the first South African, full-service, black economic empowerment, contract research organisation. We offer services both in Southern Africa and in other African regions. The Training & Capacity Building Department joins with the four other service areas to ensure clients receive an integrated service tailored to their needs.

Academic Advance (Wits Health Consortium)

Academic Advance is a division of Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd, a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences. Academic Advance was established to address the increasing training needs of  organisations operating within a donor funded and clinical research environment and is well equipped and experienced to provide related training. Our academy aims to empower organisations and individuals to deliver the desired results in their work through the provision of effective training and support services.