PREGART Project has conducted the second round training on Good clinical Practice (GCP), Good clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) and Protocol familiarization for research staff from different PREGART trial sites in Ethiopia from March 08 to March 11, 2020 at Bishoftu, 45 kilometers South of Addis Ababa. Forty-five (45) trainees including obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatrician, clinical nurses, laboratory technologists, pharmacists, and adherence supporters participated in this training. At the end of the training, selected trainees with different responsibilities in the clinical trial demonstrated the clinical flow of the trial as a role-play. Trained HIV positive adherence support mothers were involved as trial participants in this role-play. The activity plan and other issues relevant for the successful implementation of the project has also been discussed. The project has trained and certified a total of eighty (80), including the first round, research staffs with different trial role form ten research site hospitals.

This will help the project to have adequate human resources throughout the trial implementation despite there is staffs turnover.