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Clinical Research Support Unit

What is our mission?

The Clinical Research Support Unit is in charge of overseeing and supporting scientific practice, clinical management and governance of all research studies conducted at MLW.

What is our vision?

Our vision is to support all research teams at MLW in conducting their activities to the highest ethical and scientific standards.


What is our Core Business?

The roles of the RGO are mainly, but not limited to:

  • Enhance ethical and scientific conduct
  • Ensure MLW and its researchers are compliant with legislation and regulations governing healthcare research
  • Monitor conduct of research, thereby prevent poor performance and misconduct
  • Provide an environment that is attractive to funding agencies seeking to place healthcare research
  • Promote good practice


Who is in our team?

The team is led by the Head of CRSU and Assistant Clinical Research Support Unit Manager.

Florence Shumba

Florence Shumba
Clinical Research Support Unit Governance Manager
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