The Clinical Trial Coordinating Center celebrates its 20 years of existence
- Submitted by: Luis Manuel Mazorra
- Science and Technology
- 02 / 18 / 2012
The medical-pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology Cuban has reached world-renowned quality and currently to be due to the excellent work done by the National Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials (CENCEC). This year, up to its twentieth anniversary, he received recognition from the Ministry of Public Health for his outstanding work.
The ceremony was highlighted, describes the daily Granma, the performance of several workers in the creation and consolidation of CENCEC, who is credited with over 120 tests conducted at 25 centers promoters, in 55 products, these achievements in scientific scenarios and abroad.
Dr. Maria Amparo Pascual Lopez, founder and director of the center, told Granma achieving registration and marketing of a number of trials within and outside the country for the benefit of medical care and public health system in the nation .
Also scored resounding achievement for having completed the Cuban Public Registry of Clinical Trials, first in the region, in Spanish and English, which she said is a requirement to record results in any publication, and prevent tampering.
It meant also the effort of the institution in human resource training, to train researchers and ensuring compliance with good clinical practice.
The CENCEC has collaborated with the Pan American Health Organization and since 2001 belongs to the Network for Harmonisation of Pharmaceutical Regulations.