Data collection on training needs in research ethics and pharmacovigilance

From June 8 to 27 ; 2020, a survey was conducted to assess the training needs in research ethics and pharmacovigilance in all regions of Cameroon. The targets were: Human Health Research Ethics Committees, members of the Research Ethics Committees, human health researchers, health facilities, and staff of the National Health Service, health facilities, health personnel and health programs. Four teams constituted of three investigators and one supervisor each were responsible of data collection.

 Each team surveyed one of the following regional groups :

– Centre and South ;

– Littoral and South West ;

– West and North West;

– Adamawa, Far North, East, and North. 

At the end of the survey, a 45-day combing survey was organized from November 30, 2020 to January 15, 2021 in the Centre, South and North West regions of Cameroon