Workshop on Guidelines for Responsible Research and Good Clinical Practice
A workshop on Guidelines for Responsible Research and Good Clinical Practice was held at CRI for health professionals. The resource person for the workshop was Ms. Herniette Breunis, Research Co-ordinator at Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada. The workshops were held between 5th-15th February for postgraduate students and faculty members of various specialties in the Medical College, students and faculty from paramedical and the Himalayan College of Nursing. The workshop gave an overview of the specifics of responsible research, followed by explaining clinical research, and the phases of clinical trials. Issues like privacy, confidentiality and conflict of interest while conducting a clinical trial were also discussed. Approximately 100 people were trained over a period of two weeks.