Good practices networks
These networks promote development of good laboratory and clinical practices as well as ethical review of clinical trials.
SIDCER ethics network
SIDCER (Strategic initiative for developing capacity in ethical review) was established to address the fundamental ethical gaps and challenges encountered in health research globally. As an international partnership, SIDCER focuses its activities on developing global capacity in ethical review and Good Research Practices. It has developed out of the capacity-building activities of WHO/TDR in cooperation with the national and international research organizations.
WHO/TDR Clinical Data Management Network (CDMTDR)
WHO/TDR Clinical Data Management Network (CDMTDR) was established in 2002 with the initiative of Professor Dr.Juntra Karbwang, clinical coordinator, UNICEF-UNDP-World Bank-WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR). The 'Brainstorming Meeting on Clinical Data Management' was held at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Thammasat University, Thailand during 25-26 November 2002 with the objective to discuss on the role and importance of clinical data management as an integral part of GCP clinical trials, as well as to explore the infra-structures of the candidate clinical data management centres and to plan for the activities of the network in the year 2003. Since its establishment, a series of training courses, meetings and workshops have been conducted continuously.