2020 WOCIP Annual Conference: Educating, Empowering and Elevating Women of Color in Pharma Worldwide

“Educate, Empower, Elevate!” was the theme for the most recent conference for Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP), a nonprofit aiming to promote the development and advancement of women of color who are employed in the pharmaceutical industry. We asked FHI Clinical team members, Tafoya Hubbard and LaTonya Jones to share some thoughts about their experiences during the 2020 two-day virtual event.

Continue Reading 2020 WOCIP Annual Conference: Educating, Empowering and Elevating Women of Color in Pharma Worldwide

Working Together to Expand Clinical Trials in Africa

We were honored to be part of the important discussion in a recent webinar from the African Academy of Sciences — “Strengthening the African clinical trials regulatory and ethics environment” — about extending research to areas where FHI 360/FHI Clinical has worked for decades. Participants included representatives of the AAS, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, Novartis and FHI Clinical.

Continue Reading Working Together to Expand Clinical Trials in Africa

The Elusive COVID-19 Patient: Subject Recruitment Remains Challenging Despite Increasing Case Numbers

FHI Clinical has found that our sponsors and our own teams face a number of challenges to patient recruitment in COVID-19 trials. In this blog post, we discuss these limitations and how FHI Clinical is working with sponsors to develop strategies to address them.

Continue Reading The Elusive COVID-19 Patient: Subject Recruitment Remains Challenging Despite Increasing Case Numbers

Data: The Key to Effective Outbreak Responses

In times like the ongoing pandemic when information overload can happen very quickly, it is helpful to go back to basics. What data do we need to inform our response to a new infectious disease threat? In the presence of a novel virus for which we have little to no information, what is the best approach to minimize the risks? In this blog post, we discuss the importance of reliable data during outbreaks.

Continue Reading Data: The Key to Effective Outbreak Responses