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Presented by. Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, President , Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria (AGCPN) Professor of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka & University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu, Nigeria

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Presented by

Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, President, Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria (AGCPN)

Professor of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka & University of Nigeria

Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu, Nigeria

AFRICAN COORDINATOR OF CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative)

association for good clinical practice in nigeria agcpn
ASSOCIATION FOR GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (AGCPN)
  • an initiative that has been promoting responsible conduct of Human Research and developing the infrastructure for clinical trials in Nigeria through government-regulatory body advocacy /media sensitisation, conferences and training workshops.
  • an umbrella organisation networking investigators/clinical trialists in Nigeria
dearth of inflow of rcts
DEARTH OF INFLOW OF RCTS
  • 100,000 clinical trials are carried out worldwide each year, of the total; only about 10% of them is performed in the developing countries, 1% in Africa and very minimal fraction performed in Nigeria
  • Available data show that out of the 1600 clinical trials conducted in Africa only about 1% is placed in Nigeria as compared to about 50% placed in South Africa, 6% in Egypt, 55% in Uganda and 3.9% in Kenya.
  • Nigeria has not had significant HIV/AIDS trials like other countries in Eastern/Southern Africa
clinical trial capacity large headroom in africa
Clinical Trial Capacity: Large Headroom in Africa

Relatively low level of drug development activities in Africa

diseases represented in ongoing clinical trials in nigeria is a reflection of
Diseases Represented In Ongoing Clinical Trials In Nigeria Is A Reflection Of:

Changing Disease Patterns

Problems of reproductive health

CNS

Cardiovascular

Acute infectious diseases

Cancer

Diseases of developed world

Diseases of developing countries

Diabetes

Nutritional diseases

Others

Epidemiologic Transition

distribution of agcpn members that are enrolled into the citi program
Distribution of AGCPN members that are enrolled into the CITI Program.

4 INSTITUTIONS

HAVE REGISTERED WITH CITI

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Participants at the opening ceremony of the Enugu ZonalToT

As AGCPN continues its advocacy to influence political will and commitment of policy makers to

Legislate and make mandatory RCR/GCP /Ethics/Bioethics Education for its research scientific community.

Invest in strengthening agencies like regulatory bodies, National/Institutional Ethics committees, and GCP initiatives through properly voted BUDGETRY ALLOCATION