WITS CLINICAL RESEARCH is a division of the WITS HEALTH CONSORTIUM (PTY) LTD, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg (South Africa) under the Wits Faculty of Health Sciences.
With WHC providing the core infrastructure, WITS CLINICAL RESEARCH is free to focus on conducting quality research in the fields of cardiology, cardiovascular risk factors (hypertension, smoking cessation, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes), endocrinology, rheumatology, oncology, infectious diseases, respiratory, nephrology, gastroenterology, urology, surgery, vaccines and general medicine.
Our team of dedicated physicians and site staff are based at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in order to cover the high-density population located in the City of Johannesburg to the greatest extent. This large geographical coverage, along with an extensive patient database, and passionate recruiters at academic and government hospitals, day hospitals and local physicians, ensure for successful patient enrolment in the studies at WCR.
Adherence to Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH GCP) and South African Guidelines is first and foremost at WCR, and site Standard Operating Procedures reflect this commitment