For the year 2011/2012 and 2013/2014, Astellas has invited two fellows for training on clinical R&D as part of the WHO/TDR’s Career Development Fellowship (CDF).
Astellas created curricula which enable the fellows to learn all phases of a compound’s clinical development which include good clinical practice, development strategy and project management, clinical research design, writing clinical study reports and manuscripts, evaluating and reporting safety data and the planning for operational aspects for proper oversight and conducting clinical trials.
The project allows fellows to learn how to work with the regulatory agencies in both the US (FDA) and EU (EMA). In addition, the project teams with which these fellows are assigned provide them the opportunity to work with global teams and develop a better understanding of how to achieve conflict resolution, timeline management, prioritization of activities and develop presentations to executive management to achieve support for plans. The skills they acquired through these curricula will have a meaningful impact on their home institutions.
|Location||Southern Africa, Ethiopia, Eastern Africa, Botswana|