High-Quality Data and Growing Capacity Make Sub-Saharan Africa a Research Destination

With experienced researchers and sites, investment in research infrastructure by local and overseas organizations as well as engaged stakeholders, Africa should be a research destination for pharma, biotech, government and non-governmental organizations alike.

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Increasing Clinical Research In Africa Presents An Opportunity To Address Global Health Challenges

Although the diversity of Africa is often cited, the full extent is still not well understood. As we learn more, the true potential of the continent for clinical research to address ongoing public health issues becomes apparent.

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Acknowledging the Dynamic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases During Clinical Trial Planning

The dynamic nature of infectious disease epidemiology requires diligent surveillance to ensure clinical trials of vaccines and treatments can successfully recruit and account for changing seroprevalence and new variants.

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Q&A From Our Webinar — Africa’s Potential for Clinical Research: Population Diversity, Expanding Therapeutic Area Expertise and Long-Standing Stakeholder Engagement

In our recent webinar, our panel of esteemed speakers broke stereotypes about Africa, discussed research-related trends and highlighted how clinical trials could benefit from the continent’s strengths.

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New Horizons for TB Vaccine Research Involve Early Awareness, Coordinated Efforts and Equitable Access: Thoughts from the 6th Annual Global Forum on TB Vaccines

Several FHI Clinical team members attended the 6th Annual Global Forum on TB Vaccines. Based on their conversations and session attendance, they provide their thoughts on the future of tuberculosis prevention and vaccine development.

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Personal Choice in Research: Respecting Reasons for Participation and Nonparticipation

As researchers, we rely on the willingness of people to participate in our studies, and participant recruitment and retention continue to be one of the biggest challenges. There are numerous reasons for this, some that we can address and others that we might just have to accept.

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FHI Clinical Executive Team Members Visit the PREVAIL Network in Liberia

In the fall of 2021, a small team from FHI Clinical headed to Liberia to meet the FHI Clinical PREVAIL network team. Upon their return from visiting Liberia and each of the network sites, we asked the team some questions about the trip and their accomplishments.

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