Clinical Trials in South Asia : Future Prospects and Present Predicaments

A dissemination symposium of the findings of the Biomedical and Health Experimentation in South Asia Study
(http://www.bhesa.org)Prof. Bob Simpson [University of Durham, UK] and Tharindi Udalagama [University of Colombo]
Moderated by Prof. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake [University of Colombo]In this symposium presenters will present findings from a two year study carried out in South Asia [India, Nepal and Sri Lanka] which explored clinical trial activity; its growth and regulation. In particular the presenters will discuss the challenges of establishing an appropriate infrastructure [e.g. Regulation, ERCs, Research culture] in the light of recent developments in India which appear to have seriously disabled Clinical Trials activity.
from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm on Monday, 25 November 2013
at the
at the Board Room, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kynsey Road, Colombo 00800