Health

DIU IN UGANDA "PRINCIPLE OF CLINICAL TRIALS

  • Duration

    1 year

  • Training structure

    Faculty of Medicine

Presentation

All information about the presentation of the diploma, organisation, contacts, fees and registration procedures can be found on the DU/DIU website of the Faculty of Medicine: https: //du-diu-facmedecine.umontpellier.fr/

Once on the home page, you select the IUD title.

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Objectives

To improve clinical research capacity in Uganda, particularly in the area of clinical trials by introducing the methodological principles of clinical trials, operational aspects related to their implementation and monitoring, and regulatory aspects. 

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Know-how and skills

Skills acquired:

-Understanding of the fundamentals of comparative clinical trials to evaluate the efficacy and safety of medical interventions.
-Understanding of the benefit and operational aspects of randomization.
Understanding of the benefit, indications and operational aspects of double-blind trials.
-Understanding of the ethical issues and the rationale for the regulation of clinical trials.
-Knowledge of Good Clinical and Laboratory Practices, and regulatory aspects related to clinical trials.
-Knowledge of the main methodological characteristics of clinical trials.
-Knowledge of the principles of sample size calculation and statistical analysis for clinical trials.
-Knowledge of CONSORT criteria for reporting results and ability to critically review clinical trial results.
-Understanding of the operational issues of setting up and monitoring clinical trials.

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Programme

For any information concerning courses and lessons, you should contact the university secretariat.

All information about the presentation of the diploma, organisation, contacts, fees and registration procedures can be found on the DU/DIU website of the Faculty of Medicine: https: //du-diu-facmedecine.umontpellier.fr/

Once on the home page, you select the IUD title.

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Admission

How to register

A registration authorisation is essential and must be attached to a pre-registration file.

Authorization to register issued by one of the coordinating teachers after submitting an application to the university secretariat:
dominique.rubiola@umontpellier.fr

Your application must include:
- a CV
- a letter of motivation
- certified copies of diplomas

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Target audience

- Initial training:
-students enrolled in the 2nd year of the Master of Public Health of the MUST (in Uganda)

- Continuing education:
-health professionals (doctors, pharmacists, nurses, psychologists, etc. ...)
-veterinarians with experience or interest in medical research or public health

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