There is a shortage of human resources for health research in South Africa, especially black South Africans and women, with a far lower associated research production than the world average for a middle income country' . The shortage is associated with research production that is half of the world average. (Source: 2011 National Health Research Summit Report, DoH).


The clinical research industry in South Africa is committed to capacity building to address this gap. In this section, you will find information related to the conduct of clinical research at research sites.