SURABAYA – The Course and Workshop on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) was held in RSUD Dr. Soetomo Hospital Surabaya on 20-21 February 2018. This course has been regularly held by PT. Prodia Diacro Laboratories (Prodia the CRO) and The Indonesian Association for The Study of Medicinals (IASMED) in collaboration with RSUD Dr. Soetomo and Medical Faculty of Airlangga University since 2015 to ensure the protection of the subjects’ safety, rights and wellbeing and the reliability of clinical data in conducting clinical research at the hospital. This course consists of 10 topics started from the introduction of the International Conference of Harmonization – Good Clinical Practice up to Sponsor/Contract Research Organization (CRO) Responsibilities.
RSUD Dr. Soetomo is a government hospital located in Surabaya and is a referral hospital in the Eastern Java province. This course was attended by 41 participants. Participants were clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and other staffs from various departments. At the end of the course, all the participants received both the certificate of attendance and competence. Currently, there are over 430 participants has been GCP certified in collaboration with Prodia the CRO and IASMED.