For the second time, Tilakh C Nath, one of our students, was selected to participate in the 2nd Batch of Regional Course on Implementation Research which was held in Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta on Sept 27-30 2016. This course aimed to develop IR capacity in both individuals and institutions, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, where the greatest needs for expanding IR capacity persist. The training was delivered through lectures, plenary discussion, group discussion and problem analysis which focus on a series of modules:
As Regional Training Center for Health Research in South East Asia Region supported by WHO/TDR, Center for Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine UGM has organized several courses. Tilakh C Nath, one of our students, had the opportunity to attend 2nd Batch of Regional Course on Good Clinical Practice which was held in Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta on August 17-19 2016. GCP is an international standard for designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting clinical trials that involve human subjects. During the course, he gained knowledge and skills on how to manage a good research particularly Clinical Trials such as how to develop a good Standard Operational Procedure (SOP), what are the investigator’s responsibilities, reviewing informed consent. In this course he felt fortunate had discussion with good facilitators and shared experiences with other participants from Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.