Strengthening Africa's clinical trial capacity through an online platform


IMAGE: Dr. Mainga Hamaluba (left), Head of Clinical Research at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust in Kilifi, Kenya, receives a brief on one of her patients
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Credit: Photo credits ©AAS, Kenya/2020

Without a cure or vaccine for COVID-19, it is likely the virus will continue to cause more deaths across the world. As of June 10, 2020, there are more than 1,096 COVID-19 clinical trials in the world and these numbers are changing rapidly. Only 35 (3%) are in Africa according to, PACTR and COVID-19 Trial Tracker. However, the African scientific…

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