Trainings

RSC has a comprehensive portifolio of short courses to enhance research skills and knowledge. Some of the courses are decided by the RSC while others are upon request by various stakeholders. The courses currently offered are:

Grant Proposal Writing (8-10 October 2019)

The University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, Research Support Centre (UZCHS RSC) with support from African Centre for the Advancement of Research Excellence (AfriCARE) is delighted to announce a 3 days Grant Proposal Writing Workshop on the 8-10 October 2019.

The Course Description
This is a practical grant proposal writing workshop, very interactive and lots of opportunities for discussion. At the end of the course, each participant should have a well-prepares, thoughtfully planned, and concisely packaged application ready for submission.

Target group
Faculty, postgraduate students and health researchers who have already have identified a call for proposal and are interested in responding.

Registration: Limited registration, RSC through AfriCARE is offering scholarships to 10-15 participants. The scholarship is targeting UZCHS faculty members and students only. Registration cost for Non UZ members is ZWL100.00 and 150.00 usd for international students.
To apply for course, fill in the registration form and include the call for proposals that you intend to respond to: pure.chandiwana@gmail.com, cc rscsacoreoffice@gmail.com, visit the RSC.

You can download the form using this link here

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Course

Two (2) days GCP training at the University of  Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Research Support Centre.

Target group:  Investigators, Clinical Trial Managers and Coordinators, Study clinicians, Research Nurses, Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Assistants, Data Managers, Data Officers, Study Coordinators, Field officers, IRB members Postgraduate Research Students, Technical and Support staff involved in clinical research and all interested individuals aspiring to embark on research which involves human participants.

Venue: University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences (UZCHS), Research Support Centre

Course Fee: USD $150 covering course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Send request for registration form to rscsacoreoffice@gmail.com and copy pure.chandiwana@gmail.com OR Visit: The Research Support Centre, UZCHS, Parirenyatwa Hospital Grounds. Tel: 708020.

Deposit Course Fee in STANBIC BANK   ZIMBABWE FCA ACCOUNT: 914 000 1014 306 PARKLANE BRANCH.

Please email your completed registration form and proof of payment upon payment

Application Deadline: Friday 24 February 2019.

If you need more information, send an email to pure.chandiwana@gmail.com or call on 0775 495 566.

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Application Form, Download Here

Call for applicants for the 6-months Postgraduate Biomedical Technology Certificate Training

February – July 2019
Application Deadline 15 January 2019
Successful applicants to be notified by the 20th of January 2019
Program to start on the 1st of February 2019

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Good Clinical Practice

Course Description:

The Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course is designed to prepare research staff in the conduct of clinical trials/ research with human participants. The course provides a framework of principles which aim to ensure the safety and wellbeing of research participants and the integrity and validity of data.

Duration:  16 hours (2 days)

Modules Outline:

  1. Background Information on Human Participant Protection
  2. Basic Principles of Good Clinical Practice
  3. Definitions of IRBs
  4. Responsibilities of Sponsor and Investigator
  5. Drug Development Processes
  6. Principles of Informed Consent Process
  7. Essential Documents
  8. Study Protocol, Protocol Deviation and Amendments
  9. Handling and Storage of Investigational Products (IMP)
  10. Safety Reporting
  11.  Principles of Documentation
  12. Clinical Trial Monitoring
  13.  Audits and Inspection in  Clinical Trials
  14. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

 Target group:  Investigators, Clinical Trial Managers and Coordinators, Study clinicians, Research Nurses, Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Assistants, Data Managers, Data Officers, Study Coordinators, Field officers, IRB members Postgraduate Research Students, Technical and Support staff involved in clinical research and all interested individuals aspiring to embark on research which involves human participants.

Course Fee: US$150 covering course materials, lunch and refreshments.

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Research Methodology

Grant Proposal Writing