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  • ClinicalTrials.gov – A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.
  • The Clinical Trials Unit – A centre of excellence for clinical trials, meta-analyses and epidemiological studies, strengthening and expanding the evidence base for health care nationally and internationally.
  • Development of Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Africa (DART) – An open label randomised controlled clinical trial assessing feasible therapeutic approaches for resource limited settings: clinical monitoring only versus CD4 plus laboratory plus clinical monitoring, and structured treatment interruptions (STI)** versus continuous therapy.
  • Imperial College London A science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.
  • KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme Kilifi, Kenya – well known for conducting basic, epidemiological and clinical research in malaria and other infectious diseases, particularly bacterial and viral childhood infections, with results feeding directly into local and international health policy.
  • Malaria Consortium – Uganda – is the world’s leading not for profit dedicated to malaria control.
  • International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number (ISRCTN) – The ISRCTN is a simple numeric system for the unique identification of randomised controlled trials worldwide.
  • World Health Organization – The directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

 

FEAST News

14 March 2014

FEAST investigators question why WHO have failed to change guidelines

  • Current septic shock treatment guidelines are putting children’s lives at risk in Africa
  • In a paper published in the British Medical Journal on 12th January the FEAST trial investigators called on the World Health Organisation to update their guidelines on how to treat children in shock in Africa urgently, warning that the World Health Organisation’s failure to update their guidelines is costing children’s lives.

19 February 2013