TASK Clinical Research Centre

Primary Focus

  • Conduct in-patient TB research on drug susceptible TB
  • Out-patient studies and healthy volunteer studies
  • Out-patient drug susceptible TB research

Site Coordinator

  • Silva Nunes
  • 021 917 1044
  • 1 Smal Street, Boston, Bellville, 7530

TASK Clinical Research Centre (TCRC) Phase 1& 2b Clinical Trial Site

  • 24 bed in-patient hospital registered with the South African Department of Health
  • 6 wards with 4 beds each
  • Infection controlled participant wards ventilated via negative air pressure and sealed from main centre by automated infection control double doors.
  • Outsourced on site specialised catering service ensuring the nutritional needs of our trial participants are adhered to
  • On site sample processing room with centrifuge and refrigeration
  • Restricted areas for infectious disease control
  • Central time monitored for IP protocol adherence
  • 24-hour a day onsite nursing staff that are equipped and skilled in managing medical emergencies (emergency trolleys installed)
  • CCTV monitored, access-controlled and on site, off street secure parking
  • In-house pharmacy registered with the South African Pharmacy Council and South African Department of Health (DOH) as an institutional pharmacy for clinical trials
  • On-site support team offices including monitor offices, reception areas, doctors rooms
  • Back-up generators on site and other electrical redundancies installed

Supported by

  • Dedicated team of trial recruiters based at Department Of Health and City of Cape Town clinics.
  • TASK HQ comprising of a quality and regulatory team; data management centre; finance and admin team and BSL3 Laboratory

Accredited by

  • Aids Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) approved
  • Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) inspected
  • Noted by the Technology Innovation Agency of South Africa as a Singular Entity Facility for its EBA tests
  • South African Health Products Regulatory Authority inspected