Clinical Research Information Management System (CRIMS)

REC Approval

 

Clinical Research Information Management System (CRIMS)

NDA Approval

 

Clinical Research Information Management System (CRIMS)

UNCST Approval

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About CRIMS

This is an online platform that supports the National Regulatory Agencies; NDA/UNHRO/UNCST and Research Ethics Committees in the regulatory oversight of clinical research to be carried in the country. The system provides efficient reviews of research and provides the researcher with an interface with the regulatory agencies in the data capture, data management, data validation, quality control and overall regulatory compliance to clinical research management processes.

Research Ethics Committees (RECs) Approval

RECs are established in or by an organization to conduct initial and continuing review of research projects with the primary goal of protecting rights and welfare of research participants. REC approval is sought prior to submission to UNCST.

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UNCST Research Permit

All persons intending to carry out research in Uganda shall register their research activities with UNCST and obtain a UNCST research registration permit. UNCST is a one-stop point that registers and, in liaison with the Research Secretariat in the office of the President, clears all research intended to be carried out in Uganda. in so doing, UNCST registers and issues research registration permits for the purpose of carrying out research in Uganda. The research registration permit is to facilitate conduct of research in the country and covers the entire duration of the research project.

Additionally, UNCST grants permits for the approval for the shipment of samples for research for future use and analysis to other laboratories abroad.

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NDA Approval

NDA regulates safety, quality, efficacy, handling and use of drugs or drug related products and devices in research. It is the responsibility of each trial sponsor and/or researcher to obtain such authorization certificate for all experimental drugs/devices, irrespective of whether the drug/device has previously been licensed for use in humans or not. Researchers must file a copy of the NDA certificate authorizing the importation and/or use of the trial drug/device in Uganda with the relevant REC and UNCST. NDA shall also verify the continued use and eventual disposal of unused trial drug/device
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UNHRO Repository

UNHRO was established by act of parliament 2011 with a mandate to provide policy and ethical guidelines, national co-ordination and regulation of all health research in the country. In executing this function, UNHRO collaborates with UNCST to register all research protocols related to health. This registration process is done centrally at UNCST. Currently the institution receives and disseminates research findings and results as the Organisation deems fit.
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Office of the president

The office of the president provides security clearances to the study districts for all research to be done in the country. This clearance is done by UNCST on behalf of the researcher.

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Development Partners